Originally Posted by devo
One of the reasons that the 6 speed in the M5 was slower than SMGIII was because you could not disable DSC, which inhibited the M5's ability to launch properly. BMW has since changed that and now allows the driver the ability to disable DSC.
With that said SMG was faster than the 6 speed, but not as dramatic as first thought. Obviously, SMG/M-DCT will have a distinct advantage during in-gear accelerations.
is there any url you can link me to, to see these reviews?