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      03-27-2008, 07:52 PM   #163
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Originally Posted by footie View Post
Sorry swamp I thought I made it clear that the Veyron was never getting a manual and always was intended to get DSG. Why keep discussing the SMG which is effectively a single clutch manual, the two gearboxes behave totally differently.

I recommend sampling the gearbox in the M3 before comparing it to the SMG in the M6.

Yes, sorry, I thought you meant a MT would not spin effortlessly in the Veyron. That probable misunderstanding produced my last insult. Sorry! You meant that a BMW-ish DCT in the Veyron with the surge/jerk as per my and enigmas views would not be sufficient to cause major traction problems, right? I think I agree with that. I suspect why they did not choose the option is the cars marketing goal of something very smooth and very driveable.