Sticking with the shifter

As long as they make cars with a manual transmission, that’s how I’ll roll

Posted: March 30, 2013 at 3:25 a.m.

Cesare, the little Fiat 500 that occupies my carport, is cute, fuel-efficient, powerful for its size and has user-friendly electronics that keep me in touch with its every emotion as well as the outside world. But the best thing about it — the main reason it’s my car — is because it has a manual transmission.

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