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Old 09-16-2018, 10:17 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
Just look at the Prius and other hybrids, which imitate a CVT. I have already wondered why they tend to not feature some gear emulator, even though it may seem quite obvious due to their purpose not being some spirited driving.
I'm really glad they don't. I wasn't big on the whole e-CVT thing when I bought my Prius, or CVTs in general, but making fake shift points would ruin it even more. Their flexibility is the whole point; looking at the Scangauge, engine RPM is constantly fluctuating even on steady-state highway drives.

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