Manual Transmission

2023 Porsche 911 Sport Classic Rocks a Ducktail Spoiler and Manual

2023 Porsche 911 Sport Classic Rocks a Ducktail Spoiler and Manual
It’s been harder and harder to find cars with manual transmissions, but there are still a handful of holdouts like Porsche, Toyota, and Mazda. Porsche has announced a new limited-edition vehicle for the 2023 year model called the 911 Sport Classic.
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The Toyota Supra Is Finally Getting a Manual Transmission Again

The Toyota Supra Is Finally Getting a Manual Transmission Again
One of the most iconic sports cars that Toyota offers is the Supra. The car always had a manual transmission option in past iterations, but when it returned at the end of 2019, it was only available with a paddle-shift automatic.
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Ford Patents Manual Transmission with No Clutch Pedal

Ford Patents Manual Transmission with No Clutch Pedal
A Ford Global Technologies patent was discovered by Muscle Cars & Trucks, showcasing a new kind of manual transmission system that could make its way into Ford vehicles like the Mustang. The patent, granted in November 2021, describes a transmission with a stick that the driver would move through shift gates manually, just as you would in a traditional manual transmission.
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Americans Overwhelmingly Prefer the Manual in the Porsche 911 GT3

Americans Overwhelmingly Prefer the Manual in the Porsche 911 GT3
When it comes to performance cars in the Porsche 911 hierarchy, the 911 GT3 is one of the best of the lot. The car is aimed at those who enjoy time at the track, but still want to drive on the streets.
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2022 Cadillac Blackwing Sports Sedans to Come with a Manual Transmission

2022 Cadillac Blackwing Sports Sedans to Come with a Manual Transmission
We know that enthusiasts love manual transmissions, but it’s getting increasingly difficult to find a manual on new models here in the U.S. Only a few entry-level budget cars, and a dwindling number of performance vehicles offer manuals.
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Carspotting Japan: Honda S660 Mugen Edition

Carspotting Japan: Honda S660 Mugen Edition
Hot on the heels of my tiny Italian carspotting in Japan a couple of weeks back, comes a far more modern, mid-engine approach to automotive engineering. Commonly referred to as “the new NSX’s baby brother,” the Honda S660 is a Japan-exclusive two-seat roadster that fits neatly within the Japanese kei car category, so it has to have less than a 1.0-liter engine.
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Aston Martin Vantage AMR Helps Save the Manuals

Aston Martin Vantage AMR Helps Save the Manuals
Aston Martin has announced a new variant of the Vantage, a limited edition ride with only 200 units to be made globally. Every single Vantage AMR gets a manual transmission. That manual is a 7-speed with a dog-leg first gear and AMSHIFT technology that automatically matches revs to mimic heel-toe shifting.
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New Ford Bronco May Get a 7-Speed Manual Transmission

New Ford Bronco May Get a 7-Speed Manual Transmission
The days of the manual transmission are coming to an end. Many European automakers have already killed off the manual, like Audi. Thankfully, it appears that Ford isn’t quite ready to give up on the manual, and a new rumor suggests that the new Bronco will get a 7-speed manual option to mate with its expected 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6.
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BMW to Keep Offering Manuals on M Series Cars

BMW to Keep Offering Manuals on M Series Cars
Good news for fans of BMW M cars. Head of the Teutonic car maker’s M division Frank van Meel has confirmed that thanks to demand for manual transmissions, the next generation of BMW M cars will continue to get a manual transmission option.
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Subaru Eyesight Push Could Hasten Death of Manuals

Subaru Eyesight Push Could Hasten Death of Manuals
Some potentially bad news has emerged concerning the future of manual transmissions in Subaru vehicles. As many of you might already know, the company is in the midst of a big push towards safety and automation with their Eyesight system.
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2017 Mazda Miata MX-5 RF Review: Road Warrior Reaffirmed

2017 Mazda Miata MX-5 RF Review: Road Warrior Reaffirmed
Has there ever been a time when a little Mazda sports car hasn’t kicked ass? Sure, they may be a bit quirky, and lord knows rotary-powered platforms had their fair share of maintenance and performance faults, but dammit if they haven’t all been cool in one regard or another.
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Getting My Manual Swagger in the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

Getting My Manual Swagger in the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta
Who ever heard of an auto journalist who can’t drive a stick shift? Often, I took criticism over my inability to drive a manual transmission. I missed out on driving several amazing cars because of this.
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Manual Shifter, Coilover, and Turbocharger Keychains

Manual Shifter, Coilover, and Turbocharger Keychains
The manual transmission continues to become more and more of a rarity in modern cars – especially here in the US. After all, most modern automatics are faster and more fuel efficient than their manual predecessors.
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Carbon Fiber Coasters with Manual Shift Pattern: Row Your Own Drinks

Carbon Fiber Coasters with Manual Shift Pattern: Row Your Own Drinks
We had coasters around the house growing up, but I never used them unless I needed something to fling at my brother’s head. I’m not a fan of coasters, but I am very much a fan of carbon fiber and manual transmissions.
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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback: The Price Is Right

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback: The Price Is Right
If you’re on the lookout for a fun to drive car with a decent amount of power and a manual gear box, the new 2017 Honda Civic Hatch might be just the ticket. The car will be very affordable, starting at $19,700 with a manual transmission.
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