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      12-11-2009, 06:57 PM   #35
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Originally Posted by drvai View Post

I know this has been discussed, but I was wondering if the people that are choosing the DCT can summarize the reason of their decision.
I have always been a MT person, and really get bored when I don't have a clutch, but if there are reasonable facts maybe I will have to go for the DCT. For example, the launch control feature is something I really would like to have.
For my "soon to be a reality" coupe and after driving both (and loving both BTW), I'm going with the M/T, totally against my original thoughts on what I'd be ordering.

And as far as "launch control" goes, for me it's a matter of common sense, a little driving "savy" and of course a little coordination between the left foot, the right foot and a few snicks of your right (left for my friends in the U.K) hand. No computer required!!

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