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      02-11-2019, 12:12 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by dmboone25 View Post
See, I think that's a philosophical thing - if CSL is intended to be the absolute best BMW can do, then you're not going to see MT options (I wouldn't think).

For example, you can get a GT3 in a manual, but not the GT2 RS or GT3 RS (I think) - which makes sense. The ultimate versions of those cars are designed to achieve the best possible lap times...but Porsche was smart enough to give the GT3 a manual.

I would like to see a CS or CSL in MT trim, just for the option for those who want it, but BMW might have decided that the Competition is the highest level they will offer a MT...time will tell.
I understand the logic of giving the top version of their line up the best mechanics. But for CSL, it was never in a perfect world where the SMG transmission worked perfectly like Porsche's DSG. Bottom line, SMG sucks and it sucks to see such a gem with shitty transmission.
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