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Old 17th February 2010, 23:14   #16
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In addition to Rehaans reasoning, it could be that, in the midst of combat, even an untrained soldier could drive off an Automatic? Versus a 8 / 16 gear manual tranny that requires an expert (double clutching et al)? Just thinking out loud, but when you have a scenario where many on your team could be injured....
Also it reduces the stress on the regular driver. In a combat, no need to worry about shifting gears etc. With automatic, it kinds of free up one hand for other uses ( Not saying need to drive with one hand) But in combat situations it may be required.
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Old 22nd February 2010, 00:00   #17
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It looks like a copy of Caspir. Caspir has slant under belly though, hence a purpose built MPV
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