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      04-20-2007, 06:15 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by EBuyuk View Post
In that case the DSG is like a better automatic. The driver just presses the gas pedal and steers the wheel. I would much rather accelerate a bit slower but be fully interacting with the car in a car like the M3. Coming from the E60 M5 with the SMG III, I was hoping that the DSG would have paddles. The SMG is awesome IMO, because of the fast shifts and perfect downshifts it is a blast to drive on winding roads or even regular straight roads. You really fell like you are driving a F1 car. I doubt that it will be this thrilling in the DSG.
First of all, I don't know what the f*@k a "peddal" is. Does he mean pedal as in a clutch pedal? If so then no, it won't have a pedal. However, if he means "paddles", as in behind the steering wheel, then yes, it will have paddles. So, DSG is not like a better automatic. As someone pointed out already, the interface with the driver of the DSG, or M DCT, will, to the veteran SMG driver, be very similar.