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    F1 style transmission in the future?

    Hi everyone, I just joined the forum, and decided to ask a short question. I recently upgraded my 1995's 993C2 to 2002 996C4S. I love my C4S. OK,let me back to my question.

    Does Porsche plan to introduce Sequential Manual Gearbox which is similar to F1 style from Ferrari or SMG from BMW? Now even Toyota has SMT on its MR2?

    Re: F1 style transmission in the future?

    I remember an interview with Mr. Marchart, the old Weissach Boss. He said that as long as he is in charge, there won't be a TV option or a sequential shifting available in any Porsche.
    He claimed that in a street car, there is no real advantage of a sequential shifting system.
    Mr. Marchart is gone now and a new sheriff is in town Weissach. What HE will do, I don't know. But I didn't hear any rumor of a sequential shifting system lately, however there has been a little hint that the all new GT3 might get such a thing as an option later on. Time will tell.

    Congrats to your C4 S.

     
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