Thread: 91k for a 550?
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Old 11-18-2012, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by PeterC4 View Post
Good point. The 8 speed has its pluses and minuses but it does get you into lower rpm ranges making the engine feel weaker. Mind you, the fuel economy can be very good on the highway.

I wish that the 8 speed auto had multiple shift settings like the DCT. To me, sport is TOO much for normal driving. Audi's D/S mode to me is better for everyday driving. Driving in sport around town is, well, a little annoying. I don't need to be shifting at 5k rpm in traffic.

Three modes would be great. If not 4.
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