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Originally Posted by Ninja63634 View Post
No offense, but if you don't understand why a mustang, or any sports car/muscle car, should be stick, then you just don't get it, or your not shifting correctly.... Again , no offense. I don't want my mustang to feel like a Camry!
1st- What would make an automatic Mustang feel like a Camry??? Just the auto transmission? So following this logic, you are saying a Honda Civic stick is more like a 'real' Mustang because of it's manual gearbox then a 'fake' (or Auto) Mustang? I'm not sure if you're assuming Autos can't accelerate as quick as a stick (based on your "I wasn't shifting correctly" comment)?

Originally Posted by Immortal View Post
Almost every Italian or German High Power car is an Auto (Paddle shifters are also Autos..) So i don´t think the argument sport cars have to be stick is valid.
2nd- To your point about every sports/muscle car should be a stick...Immortal said it best.

Transmission types are a preference you can get both on just about every single sports/muscle car. Just as you 'prefer' (and obviously too far biased to understand anyone else's opinion) a stick, some may 'prefer' an auto. It has nothing to do with shifting incorrectly, I've had sticks (2 Mustangs, Camaro, Trans-Am, 3 Trucks) and enjoyed them too. After having both, I now 'prefer' an Auto as stated in my previous post.

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