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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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Youths need to learn to drive manual

Interesting, Others | July 16th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

It seems that almost every other week, there’s a story about a car theft, only to have the thief stall and run away because they …

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Will The Automatic Transmission Stigma Fade?

Interesting, Others | May 26th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

There isn’t a single Ferrari, Lamborghini or Maserati currently on sale with a row-your-own gearbox. So are automatic transmissions still loathed by enthusiasts?

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The workings of a manual gearbox

Interesting, Others | April 20th, 2015 by Hugo Becker

The perfectly-calibrated BMW manual transmission is particularly popular with sporty drivers due to its precise handling. Here is a guide on manual transmission

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Modern Cars Need Modern Transmissions

Interesting, Others | March 19th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

This morning started out like usual for me, getting a cup of coffee and popping on the computer to see what new and exciting things …

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BMWs that don’t have manuals, but should

Interesting, Others | March 1st, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

As we all know, the manual transmission is on its way out. Even the most sporting of car makers are ridding themselves of the manual …

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BMW, please keep the manuals!

Interesting, Others | January 24th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

It’s rumored that BMW’s M Division will be ridding itself of the manual transmission, a travesty in the eyes of most enthusiasts. I can understand …

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BMW USA Chief Ludwig Willisch on Diesels and M5/M6 Manual Transmissions

Interesting | July 6th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

In a recent interview for Car and Driver, BMW USA CEO, Ludwig Willisch, said he is less than impressed by sales of the diesel-powered 3 …

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What’s really killing the manual transmission? R&T tells us the story

Interesting | March 12th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

Road and Track’s Jason Camisa is not only known as a huge BMW-fan, but also a proponent of manual transmissions. In his latest article he …

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