have you even heard of toms auto focus? yes an auto has its disadvantages but it still has its up sides. you cant miss shift an auto you can a manual. an exp driver in an auto putting down similar specs as a 5speed and the driver miss shift one time it can end the race for him. even pro's miss shift.
you are rgiht about the tranny on the gtr. was a bod example now since i think of it though.
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