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F10 M5 (2012 - Current)
The count down is on. The BMW M5 F10 will be released on April 1st, 2011!

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Old 02-06-2016, 04:05 PM
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Manual tranny

I've read so many bad reviews on having a manual in the 2013 F10. Is the auto really that much better?
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Old 03-05-2016, 07:04 PM
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Old 03-05-2016, 07:26 PM
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I have a 2016 M5 with DCT. The shifting is seamless and quick. I can understand if as a purist you would want a manual but with the DCT option you'd be hard pressed to out shift it.
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:26 PM
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Is the auto really that much better?
You will have your answer after the first test drive. I did
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