Tag: MANUAL TRANSMISSION

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 0 Comment on Not One, But Two New Manuals Announced on the Same Day
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Not One, But Two New Manuals Announced on the Same Day

The prospect of a full-electric future is before us and all the attendant supine autonomy that comes with it. If…

Volkswagen Golf R
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It’s Back! Volkswagen Golf R Hot Hatch.

The VW Golf R is back and better than ever. Not since 2019 have we seen a Golf R, the…

manual transmission
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How Do Manual Transmissions Work?

Manual transmissions are the original kind of transmission, as ancient as the first cars produced. However, their design changed massively…

Hyundai Veloster N
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The Hyundai Veloster N Pocket Rocket

A hot little hatch from Hyundai. Small cars with a performance edge represent a dwindling niche. One model, the Hyundai…

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Honda Tosses Three Models

The car model carnage continues. Automotive manufacturers have been dropping car models left and right as consumers continue to show…

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Highlights of the 2020 Nissan Versa

Small cars typically offer big value and the 2020 Nissan Versa is an excellent example of such a model. Redesigned…

 8 Comments on Highlights of the 2020 Hyundai Accent
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Highlights of the 2020 Hyundai Accent

The Hyundai Accent is the smallest of all cars sold by this Korean manufacturer. It sits beneath a cohort of…

 2 Comments on The Sixth-Generation VW Jetta GLI
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The Sixth-Generation VW Jetta GLI

The Volkswagen Jetta requires little introduction, a compact model with 40 years of history on tap. This vehicle is based…

 6 Comments on 2014-2018 Jaguar F-Type Buyer’s Guide
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2014-2018 Jaguar F-Type Buyer’s Guide

You won’t find Jaguar calling the F-Type a tribute or spiritual successor model of the Jaguar E-Type, but in many…

 12 Comments on Hyundai Veloster Dissection: All-New Second-Generation Model
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Hyundai Veloster Dissection: All-New Second-Generation Model

The new Veloster targets entry-level performance enthusiasts. The Hyundai Veloster is back and is ready for round two. After a…

 13 Comments on Hot Hatch: 2017 Volkswagen Golf R
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Hot Hatch: 2017 Volkswagen Golf R

VW Golf R fun, part two. There are certain cars that pass through the Auto Trends test fleet which are…

 6 Comments on Full Disclosure: 2018 Toyota C-HR
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Full Disclosure: 2018 Toyota C-HR

Last week, I shared certain details surrounding the 2018 Toyota C-HR. Some of the information was under embargo and that…

 1 Comment on 2017 Subaru BRZ: Charting the Changes
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2017 Subaru BRZ: Charting the Changes

Subaru’s sport coupe receives design enhancements inside and out. Introduced in 2013, the Subaru BRZ brings rear-wheel drive excitement to…

 10 Comments on Top Down Fun With the Corvette Stingray Z51
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Top Down Fun With the Corvette Stingray Z51

Review anything about the Corvette and you’re bound to offend someone for omitting an important point. Such is the strength…

 3 Comments on Manual Transmissions and How to Drive Stick Shift
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Manual Transmissions and How to Drive Stick Shift

Most cars include automatic transmissions, with the gears shifting systematically. Other vehicles have a manual transmission, requiring drivers to control…

 6 Comments on Contemporary American Graffiti: 2015 Ford Mustang GT
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Contemporary American Graffiti: 2015 Ford Mustang GT

These are heady days for the auto industry as an assortment of muscle cars influence the market. The Ford Mustang…

 1 Comment on Looking Back: The Best of 2014 Auto Trends
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Looking Back: The Best of 2014 Auto Trends

4×4 fun in a Toyota 4Runner. Sixty models came and went in 2014. Those 60 represented my weekly drivers, an…

 10 Comments on Hot Hatch: Ford Fiesta ST
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Hot Hatch: Ford Fiesta ST

Ford’s smallest pocket rocket excites. The 2015 Ford Mustang has been promised to me, an upcoming press fleet vehicle that…

 2 Comments on Jaguar F-TYPE: AWD and a Manual Transmission
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Jaguar F-TYPE: AWD and a Manual Transmission

Jag sports car receives important enhancements. If you want to be taken seriously as a high-performance sports car there are…

 2 Comments on About the 2015 Hyundai Elantra
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About the 2015 Hyundai Elantra

Small Hyundai is big on value. Some consumers are understandably shocked when they price a new vehicle. The average cost…

 2 Comments on The Hidden Benefits of Stick Shift Transmissions
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The Hidden Benefits of Stick Shift Transmissions

In a driver’s search for improved gas mileage and more value, the hidden benefits of a manual transmission often get…