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Old 08-11-2011, 10:30 PM   #11
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I really love driving in S mode now, downshifts more aggressively when braking instead of keeping you under 2k RPM ALL the time, and doesn't shift nearly as quickly when accelerating. I now drive in S until I'm cruising and then I slide the shifter into D, no trigger needed.

Also... I don't know if that feature is new to many of you guys but Automatics have been able to slide without the button depressed from N or R to D for YEARS...

Also, this car can't go from D to N without depressing the trigger like other Auto's... my reasoning is that since our car doesn't coast in neutral when decelerating, it downshifts and uses engine braking (how cool, right?) that putting it into N would be detrimental to the dual-clutch setup.
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