In Reply to: Has anyone received a September production sedan posted by with steptronic yet? Thanks (eom) on October 05, 1999 at 17:34:57:
I test drove the 323 and the 328. First, I like the steptronic. I also drove the Acura 3.2 and an Audi with Tiptronic. The steptronic is better because it does not automatically shift from 1st to 2nd on you as the others do. Also, the upshifts seemed a little faster to me.
The difference in power between the automatic 323 and auto 328 is very noticeable, more so than the 5 speed versions. If I get a BMW, it will probably be the 328Step.