Yes it does has a clutch. In automatic transmission car, the clutch will adjust itself according to the speed of the car traveling. Therefore it will not be as fast as a racing car that uses manual clutch.
If you are thinking of driving fast to overtake cars in highway, then it will be better to have a manual clutch so that you can easily changes your clutch to have the speed.
In the past, I do not like automatic transmission as it breaks down quite often and costly to replace. But now it is so common in most cars and the cost has dipped so for convenient driving, I choose it.