Thread: M3 vs 335d
View Single Post
      09-14-2012, 01:15 PM   #31
Pierre Louis
First Lieutenant

Drives: 2011 335d Sport Package
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Savannah

Posts: 301
iTrader: (0)

Originally Posted by geko29 View Post
Sounds like going forward it'll be the ONLY M car that still offers an MT.
The increased torque is a problem for manual transmissions, especially with the turbo giving massive numbers and at low RPM's. The dry clutch gets a bit cooked. But other companies (Porsche) seem to be able to do it, so hopefully BMW will figure it out.