Originally Posted by epiphone3
Regarding the Sport Auto, my understanding was that the software was different (and may be the oiling/hydraulics?) to allow quicker shifts. This is in addition to the paddles.
Correct me if I am wrong. But I don't believe you get down shift rev matching in manual mode or otherwise without the Sport Shift Automatic. This is my fourth car with the 8 speed ZF Transmission. There is a noticeable difference between the standard and sport shift auto.
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