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Old 11-22-2022, 05:09 PM   #7 (permalink)
Ecky
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
I used the shift lever extensively in the Gen III. Since the car would start the engine above 60 MPH, I'd shift to neutral just before crossing that threshold, thereby keeping the engine off. I'd also shift to neutral to coast.

I can get used to wherever the control is, but the lever was pretty intuitive and accessible.

I'm a big fan of the bridge style center console so that things can be stashed out of sight below, and other stuff can be placed above where it's easily accessible.

Wish this car was hideous so I could get it at discount at some point in the future.
I've always found the bridge style center to make a cabin feel cramped. I don't have kids though, and don't keep masses of things in my cars.
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