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Old 10-04-2001, 01:48 PM
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My dad has just purchased an E55, we are picking it up on Saturday
I am just wondering if this particular model comes with the electronic gearbox that learns how you drive?
It's a 1999 model. I'm asking because when my dad took it for a testdrive he said he noticed a slight hesitation before acceleration.
We are buying from a main dealer and it will be serviced before we pick it up, so maybe it's because it had been standing for a while.

Thanks for your help,

Oliver Plante

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Yes the trans computer has an adaptive learing curve, all V-8s after 1996 have this trans!!

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