Yes, this is quite common accross multiple companies. Same thing used to happen with the AUDI V8 - Auto No, manual Yes.
Originally Posted by enigma
Seriously? The 6MT is slapped with the gas guzzler tax and the 8AT isn't?
2015 M3 - Mineral White, Sonoma, Exec, LED, Adaptive Suspension, HK, 19" Light Alloy, 6MT ED 7/7/15 - On Order w/Adrian
2013 535i - Space Grey, Biege, M-SPort, Premium, Tech, Cold Weather, Luxury Seating, PDC, 6MT ED-10/11/2012 - PCD - Greg Poland