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      01-16-2013, 10:35 PM   #1
Harry Da Hamster
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Driveability of 2007 335i Automatic

I've owned my 2007 BMW 335i Coupe automatic now for a few months. It's here to hold me over until my ordered vehicle arrives. It's my first slush-box automatic car in quite a while, before this it was SMG, DCT, and of course the good ol manual transmission. I noticed accelerating from speed the automatic transmission takes quite a while to respond and down-shift. This combined with the turbo lag makes for a pretty bad combination. And the painfully slow shifts make it even worse. Sport mode seems to help a little but i prefer not to keep it in this mode as it revs up more than i prefer on leisurely drives. Is there a tune available to make the transmission more snappy?