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      12-02-2012, 08:17 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by MaestroAl View Post
Most DCT gearboxes are no faster than the ZF8AT. Also, DCTs are crap in traffic, much less smooth in their operation and can only go from odd to even or even to odd gears. Which would I prefer on a track? A DCT obviously. But which would I prefer to live with? That's a no brainer since the ZF8AT is the best gearbox in the world right now
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Originally Posted by MaestroAl View Post
Aye. I totally agree with all that lot For me, it's a case of using the 80/20 rule or, in reality, probably the 95/5 rule: if you have a manual or DCT, for 95% of driving you want an automatic. If you have an auto, for 5% of driving you want a manual. At least with my driving habits anyway. I've had manuals all my life and finally an auto box is good enough for me to get the best of both worlds with very, very little compromise. Kudos to ZF
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