Manual Transmissions

 
Porsche's seven speed shift pattern. Image: Chas Hallett for WhatCar.com

2012 Porsche 911 Seven-Speed Manual Shift Pattern: No Surprises Here

Rowing the gears in a manual-transmission car used to be so simple. Back in the old four-speed days, your forward gears formed an “H” pattern. Then came the five-speed gearbox, which put fifth gear to the right of third in an “H and a half pattern.” Next came the six-speed... read more

August 30, 2011 by
 
2012 BMW M5 spied with manual transmission

2012 BMW M5 Spied With Manual Transmission In U.S.

Going a long way towards confirming previous reports that a third-pedal option would be offered on the 2012 BMW M5, at least in the U.S., this latest image reveals that BMW... read more June 14, 2011 by


 
2012 Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Next Porsche Panamera To Drop Manual Transmission Option?

It's no secret that the U.S. is fonder of the three-pedal manual transmission than is the rest of the world, where dual-clutch acceptance appears to be more automatic. But... read more June 13, 2011 by


 
2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe

2012 Cadillac CTS 3.6-Liter Range Dropping Six-Speed Manual: Report

Fans and enthusiasts of the conventional manual gearbox have likely lost another round in the battle being waged by automakers to phase out the clutch pedal in more and more... read more April 18, 2011 by


 
 

 
© 2017 MotorAuthority. All Rights Reserved. MotorAuthority is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.