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      12-03-2012, 11:31 PM   #47
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Drives: 2018 M3/2011 1M
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Location: Chicago, IL

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Originally Posted by Fm750i View Post
I'm not sure is turbo lag or the old 6 speed transmission. My 12 750i feels slow off the line compared to our 13 X6 with the performance option and 8 speed transmission. The 8 speed is a significant improvement over the 6 speed.
No turbo lag here - except occasionally when slowing for a corner and then getting on it. I think the trans holds a gear or three too high. But off the line the X6 50i snaps with basically zero lag (I would say that it is a bit difficult to modulate the throttle - either snapping or going like a snapping turtle ).

PS - While I don't loathe the X6, especially with winter coming up, turns out, I am not a truck guy and can't wait to get back into a car for a daily driver.
2018 M3, Mineral White, 6 speed, ZCP, loaded sans CCB
2011 1M, Black loaded sans sat radio