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2008 BMW M3 will have 6-speed manual

 
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sfowle sfowle
Enthusiast | Posts: 507 | Joined: 05/06
Posted: 01/29/07
01:22 PM

Thanks to some recent spy photos, we've been able to confirm that the next M3 will have a 6-speed stick (probably alongside an SMG.) But if the M5 has taught us anything, we can't sigh with relief yet--stability control may not be able to be fully deactivated.  

alwill alwill
User | Posts: 104 | Joined: 05/06
Posted: 01/30/07
09:38 AM

I guess just keep your fingers crossed. At least the manual will be available, which is more than the M5 had at launch.  

doglet doglet
New User | Posts: 35 | Joined: 11/06
Posted: 02/05/07
02:23 PM

hopefully the engine wont be such an overly complex peice of technology that it needs a computer to keep it from flying apart.

nothing is cooler than a (barely) detuned f1 powertrain in a road car but simplicity has its upside too.  

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