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      09-30-2012, 11:52 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by M3_WC View Post
Driven the new X3 with 8-speed auto. To be honest I really did not like it. During spirited driving it was hunting for gears, didn't always go into the gear I wanted. I always thought the S4 dual clutch was fantastic, love the throttle blips on downshifts. It does what you ask of it. But when it comes done to it, I like to have a third pedal.
WHile Im happy with this 8speed auto in my 335i, but I could not agree more. Noting, I mean nothing replaces that 3rd pedal and rowing your own gears. Just feels too good, too fun to down shift into a curve, puts a smile on my face every time.
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