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Old 03-21-2013, 12:00 PM   #91
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2012 Impreza CVT HB


Originally Posted by Dirt Bringer View Post
I've driven the CVT, there is massive amounts of shift lag when using the paddles. Your CVT can't be revved and then have the clutch engaged at a brisk pace to provide peppy acceleration, a manual can. .

There is NO lag when using the paddles. The ratio starts changing immediately. Of course, it will take a split second to get all the way to the new ratio, but not more than a tenth or two of a second, for a large gap like 1st to 2nd.

And I covered launches before. They're called brake-stands.
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