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Old 12-11-2017, 02:44 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daox View Post
The cruising rpms are on the high side on this little 1.2L. Just a bit over 3000 at 70 mph. Not as bad as it could be, but it could be better, and it is if you buy one in Europe. They come with a little taller gearing over there.
Considering that manual transmission has been not so favored by the majority of American customers, it sounds even more pointless to fit them with an arguably worse gearing due to the economics of scale that a better gearing would provide.
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