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      11-21-2020, 10:43 PM   #23
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Imagine buying an automatic M car and the most exciting part of your day is flapping a little paddle back and forth

Disappointing
That's why I'm getting the 6MT. Problem solved.
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"some drivers still prefer to shift gears manually to take advantage of the engine speed to slow the car, particularly in bad weather or slippery descents."

Would this be considered to be good practice... during slippery conditions?
There is nothing wrong with engine braking in slippery conditions.
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IMO the paddles are still too small
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This would be neat too (LED-lit M buttons):

https://www.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh...php?p=26910976
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IMO the paddles are still too small
Alpina has a much nicer take on the Paddles:

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https://www.alpina-automobiles.com/e...switch-tronic/
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"some drivers still prefer to shift gears manually to take advantage of the engine speed to slow the car, particularly in bad weather or slippery descents."

Would this be considered to be good practice... during slippery conditions?
Rear wheel drive cars and downshifting in the snow is a bad combination.
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That's going to be a complete game-changer in regards to overall performance of the vehicle, just in the weight savings alone.
Extra extra read all about new M carbon fiber paddles! Front page news.
Seems a but silly for this to be front page. But then again it doesn't take much to get there these days. Seems More like a personal add for the company than anything worth while. Not a lot of information on them, the process that makes them any different than any other aftermarket product, etc. seems a bit of a bag of hot air.

ie. Why should we care about this company making some still too small cf shift paddles? They look no better or worse than most the soon to be aftermarket solutions. That answer is something that warrants the front page.
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Alpina has a much nicer take on the Paddles:

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https://www.alpina-automobiles.com/e...switch-tronic/
Those do look nice!!
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IMO the paddles are still too small
Alpina has a much nicer take on the Paddles:

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https://www.alpina-automobiles.com/e...switch-tronic/
That's the first alpina paddle I've seen that looks good. Usually they look like a first aid kit symbol. Thanks for posting
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IMO the paddles are still too small
I have Autotecknic ones. They are bigger.
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