Originally Posted by HipToBeSquare
Because a torquey v8 with a 6000 RPM rev band needs more gear intervals... yeah, right.
With the advent of "flappy paddles" Why do automatics still have joystick selectors?
It is no different than a game console controller... electronic switches.
Might as well be PRND buttons near the steering wheel rim, and flappy paddles behind the wheel.
Use the console real estate for something else.
Bring back the bench seat!
Ok, buckets with a seat in the middle... .