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      10-13-2012, 05:55 PM   #8
mrow
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Originally Posted by strati1
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Originally Posted by mrow
I'm guessing no since the 1M has a modified gearbox from a N55 in it. Considering all the other M3 parts they used in the 1M I imagine they would have used the M3 gearbox if they could have.
They could have used the dct (in the 1m) but didnt because it never benefits a brand to have the "entry level m" be the fastest.
I think using only a manual gearbox was more about giving it that back to basics feel of the original M3. I know I wouldn't have even gotten DCT if it was offered.
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