Originally Posted by Detoxing
Paddle Shifted Automatic.
Best of both worlds.
We just finished off a car (Likely, our last full build we'll ever do) that was a paddle shifted 6 Speed Auto. 392 C.I with a single Turbonetics GT-K Turbocharger making about 700HP at the wheels.
It's still not quite as satisfying as feeling that mechanical 'thunk' as you hammer through your shift points, but the flappy paddle is a nice middle-ground for most applications. And most of them will keep you from being too
stupid and/or dropping from 5th to 2nd by overshooting the gate.