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Old 7th April 2016, 04:20 PM
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my wife does exactly the same, any time my hand goes anywhere near the shifter!

Haven't heard it called that before.
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Old 7th April 2016, 05:20 PM
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my wife does exactly the same, any time my hand goes anywhere near the shifter!
Haha, I know that, every time I discretely choose S at the lights, I get a look of disapproval or a no honey don't!
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Haven't heard it called that before.
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I usually change from D to S when overtaking on a single carriage way. It's got the quickest response and means that you are over the line for a shorter time making it actually SAFE mode

Seriously the quicker you overtake the less dangerous it is for anyone involved. No real need to use it at the lights/dual/motorway as the 4.2 V8 has plenty of grunt and acceloration and you've always got kick down on the pedal if you need that OOOMPH!
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Old 27th September 2017, 06:55 PM
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The obvious answer is to drive in sports mode all the time . I generally do - its so much more fun.
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The obvious answer is to drive in sports mode all the time . I generally do - its so much more fun.
Same here. Mine's rarely out of S. I only occasionally drop it into D when stuck in very heavy traffic.

To be in S is to be prepared.
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