2012 BMW M5 Rumored to Get 6-Speed Manual in North America Only - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BimmerWerkz > BMW News
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

BMW News News articles about BMW, as well as site updates, rules, etc. concerning the site. Only administrators may START threads in this section.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-28-2011, 01:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Car:
Posts: 286
Photos:
AutoGuide.com has a little shameless behaviour in the past
2012 BMW M5 Rumored to Get 6-Speed Manual in North America Only


Usually when it comes to high-performance vehicles the discussion almost always has to deal with the car's engine. Not so with the upcoming 2012 BMW M5.

With a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 all but confirmed, the interwebs has been all atwitter about what transmissions will be offered. Assumed to be a dual-clutch unit all along, then came a report that only a old fashioned automatic would be available. Since being (allegedly) debunked, the latest rumor is that a dual-clutch gearbox will be standard throughout the world, but that a six-speed manual will be available, but only in North America.

This seems likely, as BMW learned its no-manuals lesson the last time around with the previous M5. Initially scheduled to only be a paddle-shift SMG gearbox, fans protested and BMW was forced to offer an old-fashioned stick shift.

More: 2012 BMW M5 Rumored to Get 6-Speed Manual in North America Only on AutoGuide.com
AutoGuide.com is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BimmerWerkz > BMW News


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BMW 5 Series Diesel Confirmed for North America administrator BMW News 1 05-13-2010 02:52 PM
Report: North America getting Six-Cylinder BMW 7 Series administrator BMW News 5 12-19-2009 05:19 PM
North America Map DVD Professional Version 2009.1 navimaps OEM Parts 5 03-03-2009 09:42 PM
FS: Navteq 2007.1 DVD North America cbgdjg Audio/Miscellaneous Auto Parts 0 05-21-2007 11:00 AM
Contact Info. For Bmw North America? 03 BOSTON 330CI 3-Series (E46, E90) 2 10-14-2004 10:56 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:42 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.