Why don’t you offer a five speed?

For many years, big American V8’s, with their awesome torque and wide power bands, were the envy of the automotive world. Often what impressed the enthusiasts and engineers was how little the cars they powered needed to shift. When did shifting become more important than driving? We’re not persuaded. More gears are better only when they’re needed and most of our customers cannot actually use more than four. That said, we agree that some racing or high speed road applications might benefit from five gears properly spaced.

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