The computers have won. Cars with automatic transmission are more efficient and consistent than manuals. But if you believe that owning a high performance vehicle is about having fun, Carfection has for you a bucket list of cars with “a proper gearbox.”
A beautifully restored specimen of the Land Rover, the Series IIA. It’s been repainted in orange (one of the options when the off-roader first came out), with Wolf Wheels, Mud BF Goodrich tires and a few modern amenities such as a USB charging port.
Chevy’s compact EV offers an impressive range of 238 miles, a 0-to-60 time under 7 seconds, and sporty, modern looks. It’s packed with tech like a 10.2″ touchscreen, an electronic rear-view mirror, surround-view cameras, and quick charge ability to get you 90 miles in 30 minutes.
911 customizer Singer shows off one of its latest finished jobs. Based on a 964, the Luxemburg – named after the customer’s home town – has a 4L flat-six engine that produces up to 390hp, a removable carbon fiber hard top and a beautiful orange paint job and leather interior.
Roger Federer has had a long and successful career, but Mercedes-Benz imagines him having one that lasted six decades. Watch him adapt to the ever changing times – and shoutout Andre Agassi’s now mythical hair – in this tongue-in-cheek commercial.