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      05-21-2012, 04:15 PM   #84
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Originally Posted by JA///MES View Post
Obviously he hasn't. By the time the new M3 or M4 come out I'll have my ESS 575 supercharger and eat the new M3/M4's lunch!!!!! V8 forever!!!! I didn't buy the car to worry about the gas mileage.

The 7 speed DCT gear box is the future which is why it was put in the new M5 and M6! No one needs a car with 8 gears, 7 is enough.
Not only is 8 speeds too many (why not just make 7th longer...?) but who in their right mind would choose the 8 speed auto with a torque converter (as good as that transmission is) over a dual clutch gearbox?