Tag Archives: manual transmission

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Manual transmissions will live on for future BMW M2, M3 and M4

BMW M2, BMW M3, BMW M4, News | October 30th, 2019 by Adrian Dorofte

Manual transmissions are a sensible subject for automotive purists. They are highly praised for giving the driver the opportunity to be one with the car, …

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Unpopular Opinion: Just Let the Manual Transmission Go Peacefully

Interesting, News | August 11th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

Almost weekly, there’s a new opinion piece from an automotive journalist claiming that we all need to save the manual transmission, as if they’re part …

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BMW M boss confirms manual transmission for upcoming BMW M3/M4

BMW M3, BMW M4 | July 24th, 2019 by Horatiu Boeriu

While attending North America’s first-ever M Festival at the Canadian Tire and Motorsport Park, our own Nico DeMattia sat down with the new CEO of BMW …

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Is the BMW M2 Competition actually quicker with a manual?

BMW M2, News | July 18th, 2019 by Nico DeMattia

For over a decade, we’ve watched performance automakers ditch manual transmissions for automatic or dual-clutch transmissions for performance reasons. There’s no question, automatics can shift …

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BMW M boss hints at new M3 with rear-wheel-drive version and a manual transmission

BMW M3 | May 13th, 2019 by Horatiu Boeriu

After countless rumors and some first-hand information, the topic of the new BMW M3 gets a new episode – the new BMW M CEO – …

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BMW plans to further reduce the models offered with manual transmission

News | January 21st, 2019 by Horatiu Boeriu

It is not yet official, but according to our sister magazine Bimmertoday, BMW plans to further reduce the variants offered with a manual transmission. The …

EXCLUSIVE: G80 BMW M3 to be RWD and M xDrive, will keep manual

BMW M3, News | November 12th, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

There’s been a lot of speculation surrounding the upcoming G80 BMW M3. With massive changes made to the F90 BMW M5, such as the introduction …

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BMW G20 3 Series first time spotted with a manual transmission

3 Series | November 6th, 2018 by Horatiu Boeriu

Thanks to our sister-magazine Bimmertoday, today, we bring you the first real life photos of the BMW G20 3 Series equipped with a manual transmission. …

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Will the new BMW 3 Series eventually get a manual in U.S.?

3 Series, News | October 3rd, 2018 by Nico DeMattia

One of the key things that stood out to me while reading the press release for the new BMW 3 Series was, unfortunately, the lack …

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BMW M: “Keep buying manuals”

BMW M2 | July 28th, 2018 by Horatiu Boeriu

If there is one market that keeps the “manual transmission dreams” alive for BMW fans is the US. For some reason, Americans love shifting their …