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      05-24-2009, 12:24 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by blue2fire View Post
BK, it was a prototype of the 6MT version of the SH-AWD (due in a couple of months) that achieved the feat. I know the transmission sounds quite a tiny excuse for its poor numbers but it is my opinion that Acura do some of the best manuals and most of the worst automatics in the market today (Coming from a self confessed Honda admirer).
Ah, thanks, didn't realize that. That early review made me want to go test one myself. Ugly as it is outside, if it drives great, it's worth considering. Interesting that the transmission would make such a big difference.
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