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    Quote Originally Posted by Ferrer View Post
    Some autos have better fuel consumption due to having an extra very tall gear. Such as the Inifiniti G37.

    In this case only in very favourable conditions will the auto actually use less fuel than manual.
    True, and most of the time faster acceleration is through an available launch control or the increase in gears etc. But it is still being accomplished using computer controls that enable you to do things that would be less practical or impossible shifting by hand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ferrer View Post
    Some autos have better fuel consumption due to having an extra very tall gear. Such as the Inifiniti G37.

    In this case only in very favourable conditions will the auto actually use less fuel than manual.
    with this fake automatic gearbox (see electro-actuated), there is no reason why they should consume more fuel than a manual anymore.
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    Some more Cayman/Cayman S pics:
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