Originally Posted by Rydicule
I beg to differ... I actually think the auto tranny in this machine is quite incredible. In fact, after driving aroudn a 328 MT loaner for a week when I had the recall HPFP work done, I prefer the auto transmission.
I, too, used to have this attitude that I was more of a "car guy" or an "enthusiast" because I drove my 6-speed manual and I even felt some consdescension towards people who didn't know how.
But after driving this car, statements like yours make me laugh. Particularly considering how much more capable it is.
i agree the auto actually isn't bad. much faster and smoother than the competitions. but i do prefer manual