2020 Kia Forte GT revealed at SEMA adds turbo engine, manual transmission

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: SEMA Show,Kia,Sedan,Performance It gets upgrades similar to the Elantra Sport trim. Continue reading 2020 Kia Forte GT revealed at SEMA adds turbo engine, manual transmission 2020 Kia Forte GT revealed at SEMA adds turbo engine, manual transmission originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 30 Oct 2018 13:37:00 EDT. […]

2019 BMW 3 Series Carries on the Tradition, but Leaves a Manual Transmission in the Past

The car’s everything you’d expect a next-generation German sports sedan to be. Lighter, slipperier, more efficient, and slightly larger in footprint. Handling dynamics are reportedly improved — a requirement that, if missed, might necessitate the need for nationwide group therapy. It still looks like a BMW 3 Series, too, as wary designers employed at German luxury […]

Toyota Says Supra Development Team Stopped Talking to BMW Years Ago, Hasn’t Ruled Out Manual

Shrouded in secrecy and driven by hype, the next Toyota Supra has been a tough nut to crack. However, its co-development with the BMW Z4 left us thinking we’d soon have a situation akin to the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ. In this case, it possible that calling the cars “jointly developed” might not be entirely […]

Like Manual Transmissions, Handbrakes Are Also Hurtling Towards Extinction

We’ve long bemoaned the death of the manual transmission. But with few practical advantages other than being more enjoyable to a limited subset of the population, it’s quickly (and understandably) slipping into obscurity. It’s not alone. Based on research conducted by online automotive marketplace CarGurus, the good ol’ handbrake is also rapidly losing relevance as […]

Audi’s U.S. Lineup Will Be Free of Manual Gearboxes In 2019

The manual transmission continues to die a slow, lingering death. Audi is now eliminating the manual option from its entire U.S. lineup, not that the majority if its customers will actually miss it. While the 2018 Audi A4 can still be had with a six-speed manual, the refreshed 2019 model will not. The same will […]

Chevy updates: Malibu gets RS trim, Cruze loses manual, Spark sticks around

Chevrolet has a lot of changes in store for 2019. None of them are especially major, but they’re coming to three of Chevrolet’s passenger car models, the Malibu, Cruze and Spark. They all get mildly revised front and rear fascias, updated color schemes, and new options and packages. The amount of change varies from car […]

Spotify’s growth chart should be the primary user manual for startups building businesses on the web

Andrew Burton / Getty Images The 12-year-old music streaming company Spotify went public on Tuesday, and people are wondering what made it so special. Analysts at the investment firm Goodwater Capital have a theory: It involves controlled growth and being in the right place at the right time. Spotify filled a need for both consumers […]

2019 Genesis G70 U.S.-Spec Details: A Manual and RWD Are on the Menu

– From what we know so far about the Genesis G70, this new compact sport sedan meets all the requirements for greatness in its segment, and even packs a few surprises. Rear-wheel drive? Check. Turbo four-cylinder and twin-turbo V-6 engine options? Check. An available six-speed manual transmission? Check, and hurrah! READ MORE ›› –