manual transmission

Imminent Death To Manuals: Who’s To Blame?

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 from trucks to sedans to high-performance supercars in some cases….

Update: BMW did not drop the manuals in base models

Update: BMW did not drop the manuals in base models

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 models. We apologize for the confusion and hopefully all the…

Dual Clutch vs Manual Transmission BMW M4

Dual Clutch vs Manual Transmission BMW M4

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 vs. manual debate has been going on for years now…

Youths need to learn to drive manual

The workings of a manual gearbox

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

Modern Cars Need Modern Transmissions

Modern Cars Need Modern Transmissions

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 were happening in the automotive world. During my many stops…

BMWs that don't have manuals, but should

BMWs that don’t have manuals, but should

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 trans in most models. Even BMW and its famed M…

BMW, please keep the manuals!

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 their reasoning behind this; the manual transmission is no longer…