Originally Posted by RichardM
Wonder how full/sport auto compares to using the paddles? I know on the 335D the auto in sport mode seemed to rev too high and past the peak torque band so using the paddles was quicker but the new 8 speed doesn't seem to do that.
Good point, some experimentation needed with different shift points. The driver did use the paddles to change, think you can see an early 1st-2nd shift to stop the wheelspin. Car immediately crabbed 6-7 inches at the rear and held it there through first.
One thing for sure though, this is a quicker car than 5.6 seconds.