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Old 12-07-2012, 03:06 AM   #68
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Originally Posted by zenaissance View Post
DCT and any other dual clutch system like PDK is way smoother as you say. However that's the problem I dislike with them- it doesn't feel as connected when you are shifting. SMG is so idiosyncratic in nature- closer to a manual in feel- it has a personality to it. It feels more raw and I can take that over any performance benefits.
This is part of the reason why Toyota used a single clutch system for their Lexus supercar, the dual-clutch was seen as just too refine, less mechanical than they wanted it to feel.
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