Originally Posted by messi
So what everyone is saying then the only time the steptronic trumps manual is when your are in traffic. So what if you never faced traffic would steptronic still be your preferred option? That's what my original post was about. Forget traffic. Do you miss rowing thru and shifting at red line using two feet and your two arms to get it all done!
In this context, yes, I miss having a manual, although I think BMW needs to hang out with Honda engineers with respect to manual transmissions. My Si manual felt 10x better than the BMW's.