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Old 11-20-2012, 04:19 PM   #99
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Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
Again S automatic only goes to 5th gear, but if you engage S + manual mode by using the shifter to shift into 6th manually you lock the car into gear until the engine speed is either too high or too low for a given gear when it will still over ride you by shifting if it thinks you have too little engine load for a given speed while demanding acceleration, or at 1100ish on deceleration if you do not shift it back down through the gears.

S manual goes through all the gears, but S auto (when it also does not display the current gear selection) only goes to 5th gear.
Yep, I should have clarified, I was in "automatic" mode
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