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Shift list: All the new cars you can buy with a manual transmission

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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The list of cars available with a manual transmission in America just got shorter

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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Honda video runs down basics (and joys) of driving a manual transmission

'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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Shift list: All the new cars you can buy with a manual transmission

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 certa

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A letter to America: Thanks for saving the manual sports car

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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Kidnap victim escapes: One more reason for knowing how to drive stick

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

Clutch! Cleveland carjacking stalled by manual transmission

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.

Carjacking attempt foiled by pesky manual transmission

Manual transmissions apparently are the best theft deterrent.

Stick with the stick.

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Let F1 driver Alexander Rossi teach you to drive a manual

"It's The Only Way To Drive"

Manor Marussia Formula 1 driver Alexander Rossi introduces the automatic-driving masses to the clutch pedal. He's got a racing harness. Don't worry. You won't be needing that.

Cool Cars Available With Manual Transmissions

It's the year 2015, and there are still plenty of good choices for those who can't imagine driving without a proper clutch pedal. Click here to see a few.

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Motor Authority implores us to Give A Shift about manual transmissions

As auto enthusiasts, we have to accept that the general public is never going to embrace the manual transmission in a big way ever again. Automatics, CVTs and dual clutches are winning the war, in part because many people think of their car as an appliance. It transports them to and from work, and any way to make the drudgery involve less conscious thought is a welcome relief. The fact that modern automatics are often more fuel efficient than three-pedal setups isn't helping either. However, the

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Ford engineer builds haptic shift knob with 3D printer, Xbox controller

Vehicles with manual transmissions have been equipped with shift indicators (illuminated or audible) for decades. While some are used to improve performance, most are designed to encourage more fuel-efficient driving. Regardless of the original objective, nearly all drivers become desensitized or learn to ignore the illuminated lights and arrows after just a few short hours behind the wheel.

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Salon columnist asks, "Is it ethical to drive stick?" [w/poll]

Just don't answer. The question is neither relevant, nor is it even the crux of the column. Get past the clicky smelling headline, and what you have here is a combination of two news stories, one new and one old, both of which you've likely already come across.

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Salon columnist asks, "Is it ethical to drive stick?" [w/poll]

Just don't answer. The question is neither relevant, nor is it even the crux of the column. Get past the clicky smelling headline, and what you have here is a combination of two news stories, one new and one old, both of which you've likely already come across.

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Car buyers falling back in love with manual transmissions

From the headlines-we-never-expected-to-see file: "Stick shifts popular again..." Yes, we thought manual transmissions were on their deathbed, what with every carmaker bemoaning low take rates and reports that Volkswagen has decided to do away with them in both

Car and Driver launches 'Save the Manuals!' campaign [w/video]

Car and Driver wants to Save the Manuals – Click above to watch the video after the break

BREAKING: Buick confirms 2011 Regal 2.0T to come with manual transmission. Wait... wha?

2011 Buick Regal live unveiling - Click above for high-res image gallery

Honda announces 6-speed manual for 2010 Acura TL

Click on the above image for our high res 2009 Acura TL gallery

2007 AB Gift Guide: Three Pedal Club t-shirt

You laugh at the term "clutchless automatic" and roll your eyes when anyone praises their car's manumatic. Your car has three pedals, thank you, the way God intended. Right? It's time you let the world know your position on the issue by joining the Chris Tutor