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      05-13-2012, 04:49 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by DnA Diesel
SR123, the torque convertor locks up in higher gears, so there's not as much loss compared to no lock-up. That said, a start in 2nd gear actually results in a quicker 0-60 since the wheels spin less from the standstill than starting in 1st.

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Ahh brilliant! Yeah I've seen a lot of 335d's doing a standing sprint from 2nd gear.
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