An FAQ for the commonly misunderstood BMW SMG II

But if you give it even just a day or two, you'll probably love it. One can play with it so many ways but once you find your way its like nothing else.

How To Own A BMW E46 M3 With A Proper Manual

I want a manual transmission since my experience with automatics indicates they sap some power. Im a bmw these cars will probly like tha smg after you get use to not is just a manual transmission with the car doing the shifting for you.personally i prefer the regular stick shift but i like tha new m5's came out they were all smg if it was crap and slow they wouldnt have used it in the new more for racing than anything else..shift faster than you can shift manually.

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SMG Transmission good? - Discussion on Topix

But, is the SMG transmission as good/fun as the manual? I have just bought a z4 smg and it take a couple of days to get used to it, then you can't believe why you didn't get one years ago!

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It really is a manual at heart, so you get the increased pleasure of a manual, but with the car taking care of the clutch, it's (almost) as convenient as an automatic, especially if you live in a congested area.

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