Originally Posted by Matts335coupe
If I get the 335is, I am def getting the MT. I just don't keep cars very long and know there is a new coupe on the horizon and could get a sick deal on a short term lease on a 5, I also realize the 335is is not your ordinary 3 series coup and we may never see the N54 motor again.
The problem with the manual, especially not keeping it for long, is the resale. They will rape you if you try to trade in.
Therefore, the lease is way to go with you...
Go for the MT. I drove the F10 MT (2.0d) in europe and it was great...