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      03-14-2012, 01:10 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by PusheMeKuratz View Post
Also what is the point of the sport setting on the shift knob? As far as I know pressing the sport and sport+ button also changes the transmission settings doesn't it?
It is just tradition and this is where it is on normal European family cars.
It was Ferrari who first implemented the paddle shift of F1 cars into their sports cars. Now you get the paddle even on a BMW 120d....
I guess if you are used to (sport)shift on the center console you can keep this habit, without trying to simulate a race driver
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