Articles about Manual Transmission

But not by Toyota—a Texan tuner will fit a stick-shift in your unit for $12,000
Is the technology all it’s cracked up to be?
Much has been said and written about the Honda Civic Type R since its explosive debut in the country two years ago. During the 2017 Manila International Auto Show, it was the most fawned-over car in the building, with attendees jostling
Take note of these symptoms
My first experience with a bad clutch, funnily enough, was when I purchased my first car. It was a first-generation Mazda 3, six years old with nearly 100,000km on the odometer. I inspected the car while accompanied by a mechanic
But please, don't try this yourself
In an age when the manual transmission seems to be going the way of the typerwiter, it's refreshing to see that many of our countrymen can still operate three pedals with skill and poise. But one driver has taken the whole
Heed these warnings
The transmission is arguably the most complicated part of a car. Efficiently transmitting the power from the engine to a usable speed to the wheels is a demanding mechanical job, or in the case of automatic transmissions, an electro-hydraulic-mechanical affair.
An age-old question
When acquiring a new vehicle, it's only right to consider the cost of maintenance as it is an intrinsic component of car ownership. The car's transmission is one of its principal components that require care and maintenance for the vehicle
Take it from a lady rider's point of view
As a sharp little brother to Yamaha's racing steeds, the Sniper 150 is one of the most popular and coveted underbones in the country. Its popularity owes much to Yamaha's reputation for quality, the underbone racers that ride the bike
Better to be safe than sorry
Anyone who's ever lived in a hilly area or along an inclined road knows the importance of parking with a gear engaged. Sure, the traditional handbrake might work just fine-until it doesn't. It's always better
It’s all about the sensations
It's been three years since the fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 arrived in the country. And if we're being honest, by this point we've reviewed the lovable roadster ad nauseam.We've written every conceivable thing about the current
Just leaving this here
We love manual transmissions. Anyone with a passion for driving will say that there's just nothing like the feeling of having complete control over one's gears. That said, owning a manual-transmission car isn't always ideal.
I have no clutch and I must drive
DISCLAIMER: If you can call for a tow truck or roadside assistance, do so. Because performing any of the techniques described herein without proper practice is a great way to ruin your gearbox. You have been warned.Let's say you're
With very few exceptions
We recently got a question from one of our readers asking about manual transmissions and why they are only available in the base models of cars. He laments about how one has to choose between getting a manual (truly the enthusiast'
What's next to go?
First, they came for the manual transmissions. Now, it looks like carmakers are beginning to opt to equip their offerings with electronic handbrakes over traditional ones, too. Sad thing is, it looks like the numbers are there to prove it.This is
What's your take?
Once you've done it long enough, driving becomes instinctive. Even when you drive a manual, which involves operating three pedals, shifting gears, and steering all at once. It's hard at first, but once you get the hang of it, it'
Here are our first impressions
The all-new Toyota Rush has just been launched, and the local motoring scene is abuzz over the newest SUV in town. Toyota Motor Philippines certainly hasn't wasted any time bringing its newest product to its customers. Just a day
There aren't that many
Hello!I am about to buy my first brand-new car, but I feel that I am bound by our current market offerings in terms of cost and the features that I'm looking for.Here are the features that I am
You don't want to know how much a new gearbox costs
One of the things people take for granted about their car is the transmission. There are tons of ways for an inexperienced driver to mess up a car's gearbox. And often, he or she won't even be aware that a
You will never be stranded in the mountains
Mountain retreats like Baguio City and Tagaytay have steep hills. Away from the main highway, you will encounter residential driveways and commercial establishments that have steep and daunting access roads. When driving into or out of these places, not all of these
Learn to avoid these
Whether you're a normal, everyday driver or a performance enthusiast, we all want our cars to last longer. A big part of the car that's often overlooked is the car's transmission, which is a significant-and expensive-part of
It's almost as light as a McLaren F1
You're looking at the 'entry-level' road car from Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus. It's a carbon-chassis'd, carbon bodied mid-engined supercar with a 641hp bi-turbo V8, a tri-seat, McLaren F1-style cabin layout with a manual gearshift,
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