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What is the diffrence between the Sport and Economy buttons on the S70R auto transmittion? do they have an effect on preformance? does it really improve economy on E? does it affect the kick down effect?? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>personally i see and feel no diffrence at all?? when im reacing i dont bother with the Sport button sice i dnt think it will effect anything! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: What is the diffrence between the Sport and Economy buttons on the S70R a ... (Ishtta)

The transmission will shift at 300-400 rpms higher in sport
 

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and is that supposed to give me better preformance?? i know its getting more out of the engine, but its worthless, very little diffrence <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Ishtta</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">and is that supposed to give me better preformance?? i know its getting more out of the engine, but its worthless, very little diffrence <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><br><B>100% totally untrue.</B><br>In sport the transmission lets the engine get some more power as it shifts at the proper rpm.<br>In economy, the trans shifts way before it hits the "sweet spot", below the proper rpm and torque points for best accelleration.<br>If you put (or time) the same car, side by side, one in econ and one in sport, the one in sport will out drag the other ALL the time
 

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Re: What is the diffrence between the Sport and Economy buttons on the S70R a ... (Ishtta)

so in sport mode, how much a diffrence would it make in seconds from 0-60?? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> and would it have an affect in normal driving, when im not putting the pedal to the metal?
 

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Re: What is the diffrence between the Sport and Economy buttons on the S70R a ... (Ishtta)

in normal driving, it'll just make you use more gas...
 

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By the way, how about some pics of the S70R? It's quite a rare car...
 

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Re: What is the diffrence between the Sport and Economy buttons on the S70R a ... (Alex960)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Alex960</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">in normal driving, it'll just make you use more gas...</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Yeah, maybe a little but I hate that sinking feeling when it upshifts before <B>I</B> want it to shift
 

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haha, thats ironic! i just took ome pics of my car, the first pics i took since i got it. there not the best pix cz its night here. ill post them asap, gimme like 15 min!
 

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