Originally Posted by MaddMax
This is not an easy car to drive smoothly, but that's just the nature of the car. I usually shift the 1-2 around 3200-3500rpms and often pass on 3rd unless it's absolutely necessary. I find that having the A/C on makes the car harder to drive smoothly, especially if you have other people in the car (eg more weight). Warmer, humid weather and heat soak make things worse.
So you wind out 2nd to what then?