See my response to your other thread.
I am an automatic lover of many years.
I have the EGS and I have absolutely no problems with it.
It is, if you're really looking to nitpick, slightly more hesitant than a conventional auto going up, but after the first day you'd be hard put to notice it.
If you intend to use it manually I doubt if you'll see any difference apart from the clutch, or the lack of it.
I received quite a few cautions from salesmen about how different it was from a "real" auto, but I haven't noticed any.
On a couple of occasions before I bought it I saw a couple parked up with the drivers inside and asked them about the car.
If you get a chance do the same.
I would buy another one tomorrow.