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Old 07-01-2011, 11:38 AM
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Originally Posted by solstice View Post
It's the response to throttle input and the result is like a low TQ engine. Nothing and then a lot. It's not the engine as you say, it's the tranny. The difference is that the 535i is fully capable of providing instant smooth take offs when a little NA four banger is not but I think some of the disinterrest in addressing it could come from a culture that is not expecting the american style of automatic cars so noone over there really complains.
I don't think it's the tranny, I think it's the throttle mapping. It's just not linear or smooth. but regardless, it should be much easier to drive. I can drive a stick smoother than this while wearing work boots.
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