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Old 09-02-2013, 08:11 PM   #52
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If you just love pushing a clutch in 95% of the time you are not racing, go for it. Now for the 5/% of time you are racing you think you'd like having a tranny that holds the torque curves until it is actually time to shift, and it knows just when to do it, and does it without a glitch, get the auto. And never have to buy a clutch. Plus, you will be able to handle that soda pop while you're focused on the HUD screen!
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Old 09-02-2013, 08:37 PM   #53
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If you just love pushing a clutch in 95% of the time you are not racing, go for it. Now for the 5/% of time you are racing you think you'd like having a tranny that holds the torque curves until it is actually time to shift, and it knows just when to do it, and does it without a glitch, get the auto. And never have to buy a clutch. Plus, you will be able to handle that soda pop while you're focused on the HUD screen!
I still do it in the M6
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Old 09-02-2013, 08:58 PM   #54
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I still do it in the M6
I have no problem with a drink in my car. Use a 16 oz thermos every time I'm in the car.
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:43 AM   #55
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I like the Manual just so I can shift. I only drive the car for recreation and if it was my daily driver would have gotten the Auto. However the Launch Control is really cool!
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:13 PM   #56
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I got the auto and I love it although sometimes I do wish I could run through the gears with a shifter (not paddle shifters).

But like I said, I love it, this auto trans is really pretty awesome.

I chose the auto because my wife is disabled (arm is paralyzed from a car accident). I may have chosen the manual if that wasn't the case, but I'm really satisfied with my auto nonetheless.
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Old 09-03-2013, 09:09 PM   #57
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To the OP this isn't necessarily directed at you only so please don't take this wrong but that is why I'm divorced now and can buy what I want. The timing of the questions, the begging, the pleading, and compromising to buy what I wanted was too much. Glad you came to a decision on what to buy. If you and your wife are really close and share everything you both buy then by all means teach her to drive the manual?
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:07 AM   #58
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You do know the term happy wife happy life right!? lol I would get the auto if you think she will get enjoyment from driving it. Glad to see you are about to pull the trigger and get one. Good luck!!
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Old 09-04-2013, 01:03 PM   #59
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Hi all. Well my Wife has CTS-V auto. If she can drive 556hp she can drive 580 ZL1 . If she a good driver . The big Q is do you like if your wife drives your ZL1 !!
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Old 09-04-2013, 07:10 PM   #60
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My wife drives mine on a semi regular basis. She goes so slow, I don't even worry about. Haha.
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:00 PM   #61
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I still haven't herd from the dealer, and I am away for work till Friday. Hoping I hear something tomm. Just praying it all works out. Thank you all for the input. I always said my car would be a manual. Either way I think I would be happy. If she wanted to learn to drive it I would let her as she is my wife, that being said she loves to go for drives in the country. Just need to find a 13 and quick
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Old 09-05-2013, 08:30 AM   #62
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Everyone keeps saying get a manual so your wife can't drive or my wife can't drive a manual. Man that must suck. My wife can ratchet through the gears on our manual better than most men can. She told me I had to buy a manual if I bought one.....
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:07 AM   #63
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I still haven't herd from the dealer, and I am away for work till Friday. Hoping I hear something tomm. Just praying it all works out. Thank you all for the input. I always said my car would be a manual. Either way I think I would be happy. If she wanted to learn to drive it I would let her as she is my wife, that being said she loves to go for drives in the country. Just need to find a 13 and quick
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:52 PM   #64
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I still haven't herd from the dealer, and I am away for work till Friday. Hoping I hear something tomm. Just praying it all works out. Thank you all for the input. I always said my car would be a manual. Either way I think I would be happy. If she wanted to learn to drive it I would let her as she is my wife, that being said she loves to go for drives in the country. Just need to find a 13 and quick
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:57 PM   #65
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my perspective was all based on $$$$.

it was like $2600 extra for the auto and I like manuals too. so in my case it was a no brainer.


Now the wife is the x-factor for you. obviouly if she can't drive manual you may need to spend the coin.
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Old 09-11-2013, 09:56 PM   #66
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Mine is not a dd either so there was no question, it was a manual or nuthin. The stick is way too much fun.
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Old 09-12-2013, 09:07 AM   #67
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An Auto in a ZL1 is a FKing waste.

Ask yourself..Do you want to Drive or do you want to Steer....
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Old 09-12-2013, 10:25 AM   #68
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An Auto in a ZL1 is a FKing waste.

Ask yourself..Do you want to Drive or do you want to Steer....
An auto for a disabled person is a God-send. I could not have bought one if it wasn't for that. I guess you considered disabled people a waste!
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