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Old 02-12-2010, 07:22 PM   #10
BlaineWasHere
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Originally Posted by jigga View Post
I get the impression that unlike the owners of "cheaper" cars such as GTR's and the like, they know that if they break the transmission, the factory likely won't pony up for a new one..

It also doesn't help their cause that these super cars tend to have some rather long first gear ratios (many can reach 60mph in first gear), which makes it hard to "launch" the car without leaving the transmission behind at the starting line.
The Gallardo can actually reach 63 MPH in first gear.
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