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      09-06-2018, 06:10 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Kirbbz View Post
this is so disappointing to me. I wanted to get an X1 with the 3.0l n55 but they only offered that car with the 6 speed auto, I wanted the 8 speed zf, my hope was the x2 35i would have the 3.0l with a zf8 and they downsized it to a 2.0l
Loved our X1 35i. Have owned a few cars with the 8s and the 6s wasn't really any worse.

Have to say that this drivetrain is actually kind of appealing compared to a one wheel drive non M rwd setup or regular X Drive. My DD GTI with a mechanical LSD is actually surprisingly fun, add some power xfer to the rear and it could be quite good. The Golf R foolishly doesn't keep the mechanical front LSD.