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Yes, a few Americans bought V6 Camrys with manual transmissions

This 1990 Toyota Camry in a Denver area self-service junkyard has 300,000 miles on the clock, a V6 engine, and a 5-speed manual transmission.

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You'll be surprised by the size of the list

We've compiled a list of new cars in the U.S. with an available manual transmission, and you may be surprised by it.

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CarMax has data for where the manual does and doesn't sell

CarMax has data for where the manual does and doesn't sell.

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It's reportedly planning to pair it with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6

It's reportedly planning to pair it with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6.

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Booo! Guess we're really devoted to the used car market now, huh?

Booo! Guess we're really devoted to the used car market now, huh?

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The 2019 HR-V loses its manual option

The list of all the cars, trucks and SUVs available with a manual transmission in the United States has gotten shorter as the 2019 Honda HR-V loses the option.

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Engineers to pair Mercedes V8 with a stick for the first time

Engineers creating software and a driveline to pair Mercedes V8 with a stick for the first time.

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The biggest change is making the 1.4-liter turbo engine standard

Despite rumors that it was headed for the chopping block as early as this year, the Chevrolet Sonic subcompact will live to see another model year, at least. The changes are minor but include a powertrain consolidation.

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'It's all about smoothness and balance'

Many of us here at Autoblog are unabashed enthusiasts of the endangered manual transmission, and we know we're not alone. Honda, which makes several of its vehicles available with a stick, released a video aimed at orienting beginners to the simple joys of driving a stick.

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You'll be surprised by the size of the list

The overarching trend of the past few years has been that the manual transmission is on the way out. People like automatics, they can be faster than manually shifting, and they're frequently better at saving fuel. But there's still a sizable enough minority of manual fans and buyers that automakers continue to offer a manual in nooks and crannies of the automotive market. And you might be surprised at some of the offerings. We certainly were, so we thought we'd compile a list of cars with an ava

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Passing the stick to the next generation, with the help of vintage cars

With the manual transmission becoming less common as time goes on, there are fewer opportunities to learn how to use it and subsequently order a car with one. In response to this, Honda hosted an experience in the Los Angeles area near Angeles Crest Highway called "Shifting Gears." There Honda brought out a bunch of its own manual-equipped cars to teach people how to use a manual transmission.

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U.S. manual fans helped convince Porsche to stick with the stick

The knowledge that smoothly riding that wave into third gear and beyond is going to require skill, timing and a degree of expertise beyond a fingertip on a paddle is the reward I want from a car such as the GT3.

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Genesis grants our wish

It's only on the four-cylinder, but we'll take what we can get.

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Subaru may stick with CVTs for easy safety feature implementation

Don't panic, though. Yet.

The very rare U.S.-market stickshift Camry, extinct since the 2012 model year.

Plenty of first-generation American Camrys came with manual transmissions, but the three-pedal choice became rare by the second generation in 1988. Here's a car that beat the odds, found in a California wrecking yard.

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Here's another reason you should teach your daughter to drive stick.

Police say the suspects demanded the car owner explain how to drive it.

A pair of young Cleveland carjackers were defeated by an extremely rare and arcane piece of automotive technology – a manual transmission.

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Your next EV won't need a clutch

The future of the stick shift is already written.

Manual transmissions apparently are the best theft deterrent.

Stick with the stick.

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