Originally Posted by 330CIZHP
Rumor is that a strengthened version of this 8-speed automatic will be the replacement of M-DCT/SMG in the next M5 with the X6 M and X5 M engine was as well. With all the issues in M-DCT and SMGs, BMW is going back to auto slushboxes for M cars. Besides, M-DCT is not strong enough to handle the low end torque anyways.
overdrive alive in an ///M