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      07-06-2012, 09:13 PM   #52
Bob Shiftright
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Originally Posted by Alpine F31 View Post

Plus, if you read the sentence you highlighted in red, it says that the 8 speed gets better gas mileage than the manual....well then there has to be a manual!!!!!!!!! God I hope so.....
Originally Posted by BMW Press Release

This all helps to explain why, when fitted with the 8-speed automatic transmission, the new BMW 3 Series Sport Wagon’s even lower fuel consumption than models equipped with the 6-speed manual transmission.
Models like ... the F30, F32, F33? They sell more 'verts than wagons here, so it wouldn't surprise me if that's what they meant.

Back to German--> Das alles hilft um zu erklären, warum, wenn mit der 8-Gang-Automatikgetriebe ausgestattet, der neue BMW 3 Series Sport Wagon der sogar noch niedriger Kraftstoffverbrauch als Modelle mit 6-Gang-Schaltgetriebe ausgestattet.
E91 Sports Wagon 27K miles, 6-speed, RWD, (reportedly 1 of 429 built for the US market), Alpine, Terra, Xenons, ZSP, ZCW, ZPP, PDC, CA, alarm, M shifter and M brake handle, Euro rear fog light switch, Euro aspheric mirrors, rear power outlets, Euro split armrest, Garmin nüvi custom cupholder mount, Lidatek, V-1 rear headrest mount and built-in remote display, Cocomats (back to the 1970s!), $10 clutch stop mod.