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Old 07-28-2021, 05:54 PM   #92 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
The car sold on the weekend to a vanishingly rare youth who specifically wanted a car with a manual transmission.
Even in my country, where driving tests are usually taken in cars fitted with a manual transmissions (automatics at the driving test here are IIRC only allowed for disabled drivers), it's not so unusual to see teenagers more favorable to the automatics than when I had their age.

Then again, his mom told me she only buys manuals. Nurture vs. nature!
My maternal grandmother used to be extremely unfavorable to automatics, and then she bought one 9 years ago.
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