Video: Want a 911 but Hate Using a Clutch Pedal? Enter Porsche's Sportmatic

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Back in the '60s, if you craved the joy of driving a 911 but didn't want to bother with a clutch pedal, Porsche offered its unique clutchless Sportmatic transmission.

A sort of semi-automatic transmission, the Sportmatic used a vacuum cylinder to disengage the clutch instead of a driver-operated pedal. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it never really caught on and was discontinued not too long after it was introduced.

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