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      03-06-2013, 12:43 PM   #45
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I would never use this car as a daily driver. It would sit in my garage and be driven in a nice and dry weater only, and it would see a few track days a year of course.
Definitely wouldn't daily it in NY, that is for sure.
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      03-06-2013, 12:56 PM   #46
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this is a track car. if you want slower times have fun with a manual.

btw, manual will be offered...
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      03-06-2013, 05:16 PM   #47
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Im glad they offered this car with a PDK, with that option I now think a GT3 would be much more desirable than a Turbo because of the RWD. If you guys don't want to give it a shot because there isn't a manual tranny, works for me. Just means 10 years from now when I want one to buy a used model, it'll be cheap!
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      03-06-2013, 06:55 PM   #48
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      03-06-2013, 07:03 PM   #49
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I'm siding with the engineer here. The only reason to want or need a manual transmission at this point is because you like operating a clutch. There isn't any added control over this PDK, especially with the clutch kick feature being added. If this provides instant shifts on command, runs into the redline without auto-upshifting, and allows you to disengage the clutch when you please, then there's literally nothing that a traditional manual has over this except an added pedal to make you feel "more involved and connected."
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If this tranny is anything feeling wise like the SMG in my 2009 M5, but with the added feature of the "donut mode" and faster shifts then this will be epic!
I hate the smooth mute feel of Dual clutch units, the raw feeling of having a SMG type tranny is so pure, fun, consistent. You get the quickness/consistency of a computer and fun driving experience of a manual without the third pedal.
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This is my next car, in guards red. Hopefully with a manual.
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Originally Posted by justinnum1
this is a track car. if you want slower times have fun with a manual.

btw, manual will be offered...
Pretty sure no manual will be offered. Where did you get your info?
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