Sounds like a pressure plate/flywheel issue.
Pressure plate could be worn, could be some "hot spots" on the flywheel.
See if the clutch is slipping: find a decent hill and get into a numerically higher gear (4th or 5th) and floor it. This would be the time when it slips. Then you'll definitely know you are going to need a new clutch.
How many miles on the current one? Any "hard launches" or recent "new drivers" that could result in some incidental spots on the flywheel?
you're experiencing "clutch chatter"...
you'll be needing a clutch overhaul very soon. Figure on a new clutch, p/plate, release bearing, and flywheel. If yur lucky you can get by without the flywheel
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~135k and is likely due for a clutch. Been at least 50k on the current clutch. Gonna just order a clutch, pressure plate, throw in a guibo and CSB and some other details and call it a weekend project.
The only thing that worries me is "BMW special tools". I'm seeing something in the Bentley about a tool for the pressure plate. Are there workarounds for these things?