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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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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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