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#1 (permalink) Old 08-09-2004, 06:20 AM
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So I know there is that big deal about the 7 speed SMG which I am excited to hear about, is there going to be a Manual gearbox for the new M5? 6speed or 7speed?

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That would be a lot of shifting.... if it were manual.... Out of common since... and knowing BMW I'm wrong... but I'd make it 6 speed for the manual.. and 7 for the SMG....


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i dont think it would be too much shifting... 6 and 7 would just be higher speeds... well thats my guess... but anyways there wont be a manual gearbox for the new m5, at least thats my guess

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there is no manual like i said the engine was designed for the 7 speed smg if there ever is a manual it wont be as good as the smg

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Nope, no manny for the M5. What a shame...

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