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      01-28-2013, 09:53 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by nospam View Post
No, I believe the X1 LCI occurred in 2012 so the US has only had the LCI. I don't think the 35i is getting the 8AT. Most 35i owners are satisfied with the 6AT. I moved from an E90 N54 to the x28i and I find the 8AT far superior but others do not share my opinion.

Apparently, the 2015 X1 will be a quite different design based on the Mini Countryman.
Seriously? The 6at is an antiquated beast and is an absolutely useless afterthought in that car. I don't really understand why it can't be slotted in like the X3 given the architecture similarities.
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