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Old 04-28-2009, 01:04 AM   #1861
Snow Drift
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Originally Posted by BigElm View Post
Didn't think you had it in you to make such an absurd comment. Define "pure"... Why can it not be an option for those who can't drive stick because of health conditions? Would it be an abomination to the STI's "pureness" and would the buyers be less "pure" enthusiasts? Better yet, PM me as I don't want to derail the purpose of this thread.
Actually Subaru made a hand controls (on steering wheel) STI for a kid, it was in an issue of Subiesport (i'm too tired to get it, i have 'em all).

I have no issue w/ retrofitting. But, there is no reason for a sports car to have an automatic. Sorry. I know F1 and Rally use dog or dual clutch sequential gearboxes (granted Rally has a manual too if the dog dies). But, it just takes away everything that is holy about driving.

Oh and the only really pure cars are the Elise, Exige, Ariel, etc etc.
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