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Old 01-25-2013, 07:12 AM
Carnook Carnook is offline
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Originally Posted by LegendsNeverDie View Post
Wrong. Try again.


"While we're disappointed that the ATS's most potent engine is denied a clutch and an H-pattern, at least it has an automatic that thinks like a stick. When you grab a shift with either the console lever or a steering-wheel paddle, this transmission does what it can to heighten the fun. It drops gears when you slow for a turn to maximize the blast out of the bend and delays upshifts during acceleration until you pull the trigger or hit the redline. A full manual mode can be engaged by moving the lever to the left. In that setting, no shift occurs without a paddle tap or a lever nudge, even when the tach needle is bumping the rev limiter."

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/...s-sedan-page-2
And they also said...

"The 3.6's sport-steering setting feels good, but it would be preferable to select these modes separately. In one winding stretch, for example, while we were running at a brisk-but not breakneck-speed, the transmission suddenly shifted down two gears because the "performance algorithm liftfoot" mode that's activated when in sport mode suddenly thought we were between two corners on a racetrack and decided we needed to keep our revs up. It was startling and unwelcome; we'd like to be able to drive twisty roads with the suspension and steering in sport mode without worrying about this happening."
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