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

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