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    Lamborghini has announced that its replacement for the Gallardo, the 2015 Huracan, will not be available with a proper manual gearbox and clutch pedal; it will only be available with a flappy paddle, dual-clutch automatic. The Aventador is similarly equipped with the dual-clutch only.

    So another important sports car maker, even if its cars are out of the reach of most of us here, has abandoned the manual gearbox. I'm gonna go cry in my beer. MMmmm, beer . . .
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    If companies are going to make paddle shifters as standard, they better add KERS, DRS, Radio, Pit lane speed limit aka Cruise Control, diff settings, brake bias, engine modes standard as well on the steering wheel.
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    The 2015 F-150, too. Gone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pure EvoIX View Post
    If companies are going to make paddle shifters as standard, they better add KERS, DRS, Radio, Pit lane speed limit aka Cruise Control, diff settings, brake bias, engine modes standard as well on the steering wheel.
    Yay, here comes the 5000 Lbs. "sports car".... sounds like the Evo XII, no?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackbird View Post
    Yay, here comes the 5000 Lbs. "sports car".... sounds like the Evo XII, no?
    Bulletin: The Evo X is the last Evo Mitsubishi will make. The big Japanese conglomorate is now focused on electric, hybrid, green Bull$h!t. The IX MR was way better than the X anyway. I'm going to keep my IX forever. It is over 8 years old with 130,000 miles on it and NOTHING has ever broken. It's a tank.
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    1992 Honda (Acura) NSX 5-MT - classic investment I couldn't resist and occasionally drive
    2004 Honda S2000 AP2 6-MT - track day car
    2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR 6-MT - when I need a backseat, 4-doors, or a real trunk, and still want to haul ass . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard EVO View Post
    Bulletin: The Evo X is the last Evo Mitsubishi will make. The big Japanese conglomorate is now focused on electric, hybrid, green Bull$h!t. The IX MR was way better than the X anyway. I'm going to keep my IX forever. It is over 8 years old with 130,000 miles on it and NOTHING has ever broken. It's a tank.
    I agree, CT9A chassis Evos were the best evos.

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