BMW Boss Says The Manual Transmission Is Going Away For Good Sooner Rather Than Later

You better act fast if you want a new car with a manual – especially a BMW. In an interview with Italian-language magazine Quattroruote, Frank Weber, a BMW board member, said the days of row-your-own BMW manual transmissions are numbered. 2024 BMW XM Label | Jalopnik First Drive “It’s over,” Weber told the Italian outlet. … Read more

These Are The Most Forgettable Cars On Sale In 2024

As we move further into the EV ageand many automakers are working to reinvent themselves, some cars that are just a few years old are starting to look and feel like dinosaurs. I’m the type of weird where I can see virtually any car on the road and be able to identify it, yet there … Read more

Here’s How Well Manual Transmissions Sold In 2023 For Each Car Brand Still Making Them

Photo: Toyota Considering that only 1.4 percent of buyers tick the box, we’re a little surprised Toyota still sells the Tacoma with a manual transmission. The Supra and GR86 thankfully do far better, with their manual take rate being 43 and 48 percent, respectively. And, of course, the manual take rate on the GR Corolla … Read more

Manual Transmissions Made Up More Than Half Of BMW M2 Sales Last Year

Photo: BMW It’s probably only a matter of time before the manual transmission dies off, but that day is not today. BMW buyers made that clear last year, with more than half of all M2 buyers in the U.S. choosing to go with the three-pedal option, Motor1 reports. About 20 percent of M3 and M4 … Read more