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Some People Give A Shift!
Jun 24, 2014 ΞComments Off on Some People Give A Shift!

Some People Give A Shift!

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Our good friend Joel Feder from the Motor Authority is just like us… He loves rowing his own gears and most true automotive enthusiasts (Automotive Addicts) wouldn’t have it any  Full Article »

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Manual Transmission Sales Rise, At Least For Now
Aug 1, 2012 ΞComments Off on Manual Transmission Sales Rise, At Least For Now

Manual Transmission Sales Rise, At Least For Now

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In 2011, only 3.9 percent of the cars sold in the United States came equipped with a manual transmission. Through the first half of 2012, that number has risen to  Full Article »

Automotive

Shifting Debacle: BMW Patent Designs for 7-Speed Manual Transmission Exposed
Jun 8, 2012 ΞComments Off on Shifting Debacle: BMW Patent Designs for 7-Speed Manual Transmission Exposed

Shifting Debacle: BMW Patent Designs for 7-Speed Manual Transmission Exposed

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The transmission debacle in the eye of enthusiasts is just as frustrating as listening to the latest political ‘stories’ in the media. In knowing how the manual transmission is going  Full Article »

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BMW To Offer Manual Transmission On New M6

BMW To Offer Manual Transmission On New M6

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Some automotive purists cannot be convinced of the idea that dual-clutch transmissions or other variations of automated manual gearboxes are better than the traditional three-pedal manual stick-shift. BMW happens to  Full Article »

Automotive

Porsche’s Seven Speed Gearbox, Explained

Porsche’s Seven Speed Gearbox, Explained

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Seven and eight speed gearboxes are the way of the future, since they offer up a blend of both performance and fuel economy simply not possible with five and six  Full Article »

Automotive

It’s Over, Johnny: Lamborghini Kills The Manual Transmission

It’s Over, Johnny: Lamborghini Kills The Manual Transmission

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The replacement for Lamborghini’s Gallardo, due next year, will come only with a slushbox. Granted, it’s a dual-clutch, paddle-shifted slushbox that will produce quicker and more precise shifts than a  Full Article »

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“Save The Manuals” – Will The Manual Transmission Become Extinct?

“Save The Manuals” – Will The Manual Transmission Become Extinct?

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It has been estimated that less than 10% of new cars sold in America are equipped with manual transmissions. Are manual transmissions going the way of the dinosaurs? It looks  Full Article »

Automotive

2009 Nissan 370Z – Down-Shift SynchroRev Match What?

2009 Nissan 370Z – Down-Shift SynchroRev Match What?

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Kid Racer: Look Ma, I am only using two feet instead of two-and-a-half. No more heel-toeing! Mom: What’s heel-toeing? The days of calling any type of transmission found in cars  Full Article »

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