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Could the next BMW M3 be automatic only?

BMW M3, News | April 24th, 2017 by Nico DeMattia

While the “Save the Manuals” movement is still going, it seems to be losing. Despite the few outliers like the Porsche 911 R and Cayman …

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BMW M claims dual-clutch and manual transmissions could soon be gone

Interesting, News | April 21st, 2017 by Nico DeMattia

If you currently want a BMW M car, you can still get a manual transmission in three of the cars in BMW M’s lineup: the …

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Should we be sad for the death of the manual BMW M5?

BMW M5 | April 6th, 2016 by Nico DeMattia

BMW recently announced that the BMW M5 would be losing its manual transmission, along with its M6 counterpart. The six-speed manual option for the BMW …

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Report: BMW Will Stop Offering Manuals On The M5 and M6

BMW M5, BMW M6 | April 5th, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

According to Car & Driver, BMW will phase out the manual transmission for the BMW M5 and M6 once production ends in late fall. BMW …

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What are the must-have attributes of your BMW?

Interesting | February 3rd, 2016 by Nico DeMattia

When customers go looking to buy a car, there’s usually a certain set of criteria they’re looking for, a list of specific attributes that they …

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Am I not a real enthusiast because I’d buy an automatic BMW?

Interesting | November 30th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

Go to any local car show, whether it just be a meeting of like-minded enthusiasts or something bigger like Cars and Coffee, and you’re bound …

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We want to save the manual transmission, but should we?

Interesting | September 26th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

We all know that manual transmissions are on their way out of the door. It’s happening whether we like it or not. Customers don’t want …

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Imminent Death To Manuals: Who’s To Blame?

Interesting | September 5th, 2015 by Vanja Kljaic

It has been reported several times over the past few years that manuals are dead. Yet, the manuals are still alive and kicking, running everything …

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Update: BMW did not drop the manuals in base models

News | September 1st, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

Update: Jalopnik initially reported that the manual options disappear from the BMW online configurator which created a confusion around the lack of manuals for certain …

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Dual Clutch vs Manual Transmission BMW M4

BMW M4, Videos | August 13th, 2015 by Horatiu Boeriu

Nick Murray takes his BMW M4 with a dual clutch transmission and compares it against another M4 this time with a manual gearbox. The DCT …

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