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I can't stand autos... You've GOT to have a solid linkage between the wheel and engine for driving to 'feel' right, and not be wasting power, and that's before we even get on to the fact that most auto boxes have the shift points in places which are completely alien to most manual drivers... But I've driven a 2.0TDi Passat with the DSG and it was fine, didn't irk me at all, in auto and manual mode.
Even the low speed control wasn't bad; certainly nothing like what I'd been led to expect by JC!
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. - Voltaire
Currently in Azurael's garage:
TEB64 (Cosmic Grey) 2001 'Y' Laguna II 1.8 16v Privilege Tourer (KG0B F4P-770)/TED44 (Odyssey Blue) 2001 'Y' Laguna II 1.8 16v 'Expressionale' Hatch (BG0B F4P-770)
Last edited by Azurael; 13th July 2008 at 11:10 PM.