Many new Automatic cars have the manual option with using the manual option you can change gears whenever you want rather than waiting for automatic gear changing.
In most cars, two options are given for manual gear changing in automatic cars One is gear lever or modern racing style paddle shifters behind the steering. Electronic signals are sent to the transmission for gear changing so there is no need of the clutch.
How to use paddle shifters
To gear down, pull the left shifter marked with the minus sign, for gearing up pull right shifter marked with Plus sign. An indicator on the Dashboard will let you know on what gear you are driving when you pull shifter. Like in a manual car you can change gear in between 1400 to 2200 RPM for normal driving.
Why is paddle shifters option given in automatic cars?
That gives you a fantastic driving experience and empower your inner race in addition Manual shifters are the best when you need more power to overtake or climb hills by selecting the lower gear. The main reason for having a manual option in the automatic cars is automatic card can`t expect approaching hills or bends on the routes. So having a manual option make your drive smoother and safe.