Originally Posted by subiTWO
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.
The cvt I test drove had some lag when in manual mode, but it was better than the horrible auto mode. I could never drive that car in auto mode and if I'm going to be pretending I'm shifting, I might as well be doing it for real.
From your other post I would assume you are a pro truck driver and if that was my profession I wouldn't want to drive a stick add my personal car