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      11-13-2012, 01:16 AM   #1
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8-speed tranny

Is the 8 speed transmission in the x3 m-sport the same one used in the F30 sport transmission?
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      11-13-2012, 05:11 AM   #2
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Yup
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      11-13-2012, 06:19 AM   #3
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And X3 M-sport or X3 without M-sport package, it's the same 8 speed transmission.
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      11-13-2012, 08:42 AM   #4
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I knew a high speed tranny once...
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      11-13-2012, 11:45 AM   #5
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Basically the same but there is a difference depending on the torque rating.

I know the high torque diesels are not the same as the petrols plus there are also variances in ratios across the depending on what model it is fitted to.
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      11-13-2012, 01:25 PM   #6
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They're also found in Audis. ZF is the manufacturer
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      11-13-2012, 01:39 PM   #7
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Found in VW, Land Rover, Porsche, Jaguar, Bentley together with Audi.

Developed by BMW and built by ZF according to the brochure

I then googled it and found this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZF_8HP_transmission
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      11-14-2012, 09:00 PM   #8
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When I was comparing cars before the x3 purchase I was very impressed with the Volvo XC60 T6. That car had a 6spd transmission. One more + for the X3.
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When I was comparing cars before the x3 purchase I was very impressed with the Volvo XC60 T6. That car had a 6spd transmission. One more + for the X3.
The auto 8 speed in the X3 is fantastic...My second fave tranny of any from BMW - second only to the DCT in the M cars..
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X3 transmission is much better than the one in our Acura TL-S.
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      11-16-2012, 10:52 PM   #11
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I knew a high speed tranny once...
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Someone should have sooner given you credit where it was due. Bravo.
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