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Old 08-29-2018, 11:40 AM   #11
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last version sounds nice(not worth the money for me though)

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/08/29/...-transmission/
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Old 08-29-2018, 12:16 PM   #12
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I'll stick with my S4, but that's pretty cool.
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Old 08-29-2018, 12:39 PM   #13
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Old 08-29-2018, 12:39 PM   #14
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Old 08-31-2018, 01:10 AM   #15
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I can confirm that the overall take rate of the manual on the 2018 911 GT3 in the US is currently around 2/3rds. It started around 50% when we introduced the car last year and has been trending upward. Also due to the introduction of the Touring Package, which is only available with the manual.
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Old 08-31-2018, 06:41 AM   #16
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Now that is a car that a manual should be available with, IMO the A4 losing the manual is not that big a deal because although it is a great car it is not a car I would want in a manual though for the true manual enthusiast it does suck because they lost another car that did have one.

It is strange because I am finding I really donít miss a manual in any car I drive that has an automated transmission and I say automated for a reason since the transmission in the A4 is a dct.
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Old 08-31-2018, 07:07 AM   #17
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The three cars that I have kept the longest, all over four yeas, were the 00 A4 2.8, the 06 Cayman S and the 10 A4 2.0T. I put a combined 90k miles on the two a4's.

The a4's may not be enthusiast machines eliciting passion, but rather than trying to guess/perceive my past emotions, if I look at the facts; how many sheer miles and years I got out of them, I see that their pragmatic appeal - in manual form. There is nothing wrong in how they shift.

Longer than either the 04 s4 avant v8 or the 14 s4 3.0t...
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