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post #1 of 5 Old 10-11-2007, 07:30 AM Thread Starter
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PHELAN'S CORNER: BMW 3-series uses Cadillac transmission

The six-speed automatic transmission in the 2008 Cadillac CTS is the latest in a line of gearboxes General Motors sells to another luxury automaker.

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post #2 of 5 Old 10-11-2007, 10:47 AM
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I remember hearing a lot about the 3-series' manual tranny being quite unreliable (read "dead at 90k"), but I haven't heard anything about the automatic.

In any case, GM should make a bit more noise about this, especially the Bentley and Rolls-Royce bit.

I can already see the tagline (hopefully better than mine): "If you could buy any transmission in the world, would you pick ours? Bentley and Rolls-Royce did."

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I checked on Wikipedia some time ago to see what trans my s-10 had. Then I found out that BMW, bentley, rolls and several other places use(or have used) GM transmissions.

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post #4 of 5 Old 10-12-2007, 06:09 AM
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hmmm makes you wonder they say the CTS tranny is not as good..well we will see now..

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