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      10-14-2019, 12:33 PM   #23
arashir
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Originally Posted by SteveinArizona View Post
"Better" is a concept that depends upon where you are coming from. A properly configured DCT will give you faster shifts but it will be less smooth and has some problems when coming to a halt. BMW has been so good at coding the ZF 8 speed automatic that it performs pretty much as well as a DCT and makes for a smoother daily driver.

As for terminology, the one I like for a DCT is an "automated manual".
It is possible to be perfectly smooth with the DCT when coming to a halt. If you like I can show you