connected or not, you simply cannot shift faster than a dual clutch DCT tranny. The GTR is a next generation gadget and having an advance gadget connected to an old technology just makes no sense. Man vs machine in terms of reaction time and data analysis, man will always lose, simple fact. and how can you drive around a corner better when you only have one hand on the wheel while the other is shifting? love manual but there is simply no beating dual clutch. being connected is just another nostalgic way of not letting go of the old.