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      01-15-2008, 07:01 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post
Since the 6MT car is already likely highly traction limited in 1st they do achieve a higher top speed in 1st gear 44 vs. 42 and perhaps let the DCT clutching manage the traction more efficiently.
The traction explanation makes sense to me.