Manual Transmission - Jaguar XJS, Cadillac Cimmaron and more


According to data released by the consulting firm IHS Automotive, just ten percent of cars offered in North America are available with a manual transmission. Contrast that with 1980, when almost a third of all cars on sale in North America could be had with a clutch. And when Ferrari – whose alloy gated shifters were about the sexiest thing ever to happen to a transmission – no longer offers a manual, the end is clearly in sight.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/06/20/manual-transmission