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Old 11-01-2020, 02:43 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Norm Peterson View Post
Obviously you've never driven any of the earlier automatics. I'm talking about things like 1950's-era GM cars...

Maybe you're better off for seeing automatic transmissions in a far more favorable light, maybe you're not.
You're correct I've never driven those older automatics, I believe what you say about them. I assumed you meant the stigma of autos in general vs manuals, not older autos vs newer. I generally don't view automatics in a favorable light(did you mean compared to your view? We're probably pretty close!), I will always rather drive a standard. There are exceptions; I drove an older BMW 530 auto, and actually liked it. I'd still prefer the manual version though.
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