The DCT N54 does not allow launching in 2nd. You have to launch in 1st and yes the gearing is different from the regular N54.
All 200+ launches that I have done were all in 1st gear with a best 60' of 1.84
Keep in mind the DCT N54 does not have a torque converter
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