Originally Posted by Frogman
I think the 6MT ASS experience is significantly different than for the 8AT.
On the 8AT, it's like the engine is being stopped with the trans still engaged; the feeling reminds me of a MT clutch stall.
You would think that the car would shift to neutral before stopping the engine and re-engage after restarting.
I completely agree with you. My previous car was a MT and when I drove the 8AT and stopped at a light for the first time, it felt exactly like stalling the engine, I then realized I was driving auto.