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      05-04-2012, 09:15 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by VWtoBMW View Post
Interesting. The AT/MT doesn't seem to make much of a performance difference on the 335 but it's night and day on the 328. As a Porsche and 335 driver, I would have pegged you for an MT 328.

(I have an 328 MT and wouldn't have considered an AT)

I'm not running to get an F30 either, and while the new 4-cylinder doesn't seem to have many fans here, the new 8-speed AT sounds like a significant improvement over the E9x AT.

Anyway, congrats on your purchase. E9x 328s are fine cars in any form, despite the general 335 crew opinion here
07 328xi coupe SG/Dakota leather, 6-speed manual, sport/premium/cold
02 325Cic vert AW/Montana leather, 5-speed manual, premium/removable hardtop
93 850Ci Oxford Green/Parchment, auto
71 Buick Riviera, 455 V8 land yacht