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These 9 Cars Were Manual Only, Until Recently

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"In enthusiast circles, the crop of purely manually shifted vehicles on sale today -- SRT Viper, Ford Focus ST, Honda Civic Si, and company -- is well-documented. There aren't many. But the yield would have been greater had the following nine cars* bucked up and held out against going automatic."

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Necro-thread, just read. Why is 160 hp a demerit for the Cinquecento requiring a manual? It weighs less than a shoe.
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tankinbeans wrote:Necro-thread, just read. Why is 160 hp a demerit for the Cinquecento requiring a manual? It weighs less than a shoe.
Your shoe weighs 2,500 Lbs? And all this time, I thought you had a lead foot.
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Rope-Pusher wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Necro-thread, just read. Why is 160 hp a demerit for the Cinquecento requiring a manual? It weighs less than a shoe.
Your shoe weighs 2,500 Lbs? And all this time, I thought you had a lead foot.
Y not both??
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Leaked Toyota S-FR specifications: manual transmission-only, 128 hp, $10,000*
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Needs a Xanax and a diuretic.
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i'll take 2
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Rope-Pusher wrote:Leaked Toyota S-FR specifications: manual transmission-only, 128 hp, $10,000*

Read more: http://autoweek.com/article/tokyo-motor ... z3oV1Q9nNa
RWD, manual, lightweight, low price, presumably good fuel economy...if only it didn't look like a clown car, a clown whore, AND a cop magnet. I bet insurance wouldn't be cheap either.
If the car was to be offered in the United States (and that’s a big if), we’d expect all those numbers to be a little higher: more power, a little more weight and a somewhat higher price tag.
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