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Old 10-05-2012, 01:01 PM
solstice solstice is offline
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Originally Posted by Capobranco View Post
Yes - I have experienced exactly that - disconcerting and distracting when you really need to be focused. After a year and 12 K miles - I am not bored with the car - I still have a lot to learn. The nuances of M are subtle and require a deft hand and sharp mental acuity to fully exploit. I'm thinking of treating myself to M school to refine my M skills generally and my DCT skills specifically, and then maybe, returning north by the scenic route via the "Tail".
Due to this I usually put the DCT in auto mode as I begin to break hard from high speed and then go back to S mode after applying throttle in tight corners. Sweepers and high speed corners are all S mode. It becomes quite intuitive after a while. It's kind of like cheating and less engaging so I still miss an MT in these situations even if the DCT likely makes me quite a bit faster. And I do love the blips

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