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What Is Your Car, Standard Or Auto?  
User currently offline174thfwff From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1235 times:

What do you drive?

I drive a auto and I hate it it.

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User currently offlineWatewate From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 2284 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1173 times:

Auto.

User currently offlineOH-LZA From Finland, joined Jun 2001, 1000 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1173 times:

I can't drive it on public road as i'm 14yrs old but my mom drives a Manual 2000 Opel Zafira.

Zulu Alpha


User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39887 posts, RR: 74
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1173 times:

Both are automatic.
Lincoln and Chrysler.

Manual gears are fun to drive sometimes.



Bring back the Concorde
User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1170 times:

never driven anything but a stick (manual)

User currently offlineSccutler From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 5521 posts, RR: 28
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1164 times:

Otto-matic (x3).


...three miles from BRONS, clear for the ILS one five approach...
User currently offlineN312RC From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 2682 posts, RR: 16
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1164 times:

2000 Ford Taurus is an Auto...
1967 Ford Mustang is an Auto...
1964 Ford Galaxie 500 is a Stick...
2000 Buick Regal is an Auto...



Fly Delta's Big Jets!
User currently offlineBA-747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1155 times:

well most cars in the uk are manual except cars for disabled or lazy people or maybe all those american tourists but my cars manual my dads is and my mums and every1 i know has a manual

User currently offlineMls515 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 3076 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1150 times:


My '88 Accord is auto.

The 40 ft Gillig Phantoms I've been driving today and yesterday are automatic (THANK GOD!!!!) as if they aren't already difficult enough to drive.

I can't drive a stick very well, some cars better than others.


User currently offlineDeltaRNOmd-80 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1145 times:

I drive an auto, the only things sticks are good is for performance cars. You get a luxury car (which I like, such as Navigator and Escalade) you get an auto. I would rather see the sights and change radio stations and CDs than be bothering with changing the gears.

User currently offlineHole_courtney From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 569 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1139 times:

I drive a stick on my Mazda Protege. I love it. I wouldn't want anything else.

Automatics break down faster, I think. I'd rather pay $2000 less for a stick, and not worry about the transmission.

live forever and stay beautiful,
hole_courtney



"[He] knew everything about literature, except how to enjoy it." - Yossarian, Catch 22
User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 52
Reply 11, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1135 times:

Auto on my 1995 Volvo 850

Greg



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User currently offlineJAL From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 5085 posts, RR: 8
Reply 12, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1130 times:

I have only driven auto never standard.


Eric



Work Hard But Play Harder
User currently offlineJessman From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1506 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1120 times:

manual, I enjoy driving a manual and will shop for one.


User currently offlineSophieMaltese From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 2064 posts, RR: 3
Reply 14, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1124 times:

Automatic. But if I ever get another sports car, you bet it will be a standard.

User currently offlineNicolaki From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1122 times:

Automatic, it so useful when stuck in traffic or when you have to stop-and-go quite often.

Nicolas


User currently offlineDerek H From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1123 times:

1998 Merc SLK230 -- Auto
2001 Volvo c70 -- Auto

I dont think i would ever drive a maual transmission vehical, auto is so much easier.


User currently offlineJetService From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4798 posts, RR: 11
Reply 17, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1115 times:

past---
73 Camero manual
75 Cutlass auto
82 Camero manual
85 Cavalier manual
88 Cutlass auto
current---
94 Transport auto
95 Monto Carlo auto



"Shaddap you!"
User currently offlineGocaps16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4346 posts, RR: 20
Reply 18, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1114 times:

I drive with a stick. I will however continue to drive a stick such as the Jeep Wrangler.

My dad taught me how to drive a stick in his car. Problem with a stick is that you can stall the car if you don't know any clue on driving a manual.

Kevin/DCA


User currently offlineRayChuang From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 8018 posts, RR: 5
Reply 19, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1107 times:

What's interesting is that the line between manual and automatic transmissions are starting to blur.

Two major developments are causing this:

1. The development of continuously variable tranmission (CVT) automatics that uses a metal drive belt or metal drive chain moving between two variable-length pulleys. CVT's offer the convenience of automatics but with manual-like performance. Honda has been offering this on the Civic HX coupe since 1997 (I drive a 1998 Civic HX CVT coupe and love it), and Audi this fall will offer the Multitronic CVT on the A4 front-wheel drive models powered by the V6 engine in the USA market.

2. The development of computer-controlled manual transmissions with no manual clutch. This allows you to manually shift gears without having to press the clutch, and also gives the option of automatic gear shifting, too. Pioneered by Ferrari on the F355/F360 models, BMW will soon offer a very sophisticated version of this on their Sequential Manual Gear (SMG) system that will be fitted to a large number of 2002 model-year M3's.


User currently offlineMx5_boy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1108 times:

Would prefer and auto for traffic but love my manual in the mx5. A really light short shifter that is so easy to drive.

The car I had before was Grand Cherokee - thank god that great hulking thing was an Auto.

The car before that was a Ford Capri (Mecury Capri in the USA) and it had an auto.

The car before that Honda Civic was an Auto.

The car before that Nissan 280ZX was a manual.

The car before that a Prelude was a combination auto/manual thing. Weird car to drive though!

Cheers,

mb


User currently offlineKiss My L-1011 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1105 times:

I drive a 2000 Jaguar (my going to college gift). It's an automatic transmission.

User currently offlineBH346 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3265 posts, RR: 14
Reply 22, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1103 times:

1958 Volkswagen Beetle-Manual
1972 Volkswagen Super Beetle-Manual
1988 Toyota MR2-Manual
1994 Honda Accord-Automatic

BH346



Northwest Airlines - Some People Just Know How to Fly
User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 18
Reply 23, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1098 times:

stick and rudder all the way  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
1999 Ford Focus
before that 1996 VW Golf



I wish I were flying
User currently offlineRyanb741 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2002, 3221 posts, RR: 15
Reply 24, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1094 times:

Me - 2000 Nissan Skyline R34 - Manual

Wife - 2001 Mercedes SLK - Auto

First car - 1986 Nissan Cherry 1.3L  Big thumbs up - Auto



I used to think the brain is the most fascinating part of my body. But, hey, who is telling me that?
25 AC_A340 : '98 Chevy Cavalier 5 spd Manual and I love it.
26 L-188 : If I every get the cash for a new pickup truck, it would probably be an Automatic. I find it just too much of a pain in the butt to plow snow with a s
27 Post contains images Nicolaki : Jwenting, you'll show me where's the rudder on your car! Nicolas
28 Adam84 : 1991 Toyota truck - 5spd 1997 Acura Integra-5spd, my b/f is on the waitlist to get a 2002 Acura RSX 5spd auto.
29 LOT767-300ER : Automatic!
30 StiffMeister : My car is a 1997 Acura Integra completely stock with a 5 speed manual. its no speed demon, but its reliable and gets me to where I want to go.
31 OO-AOG : I have a SEQUENTIAL (5 Speed Electronic manual)
32 TWA : Manual. My Z28 has a 6-Speed in it and I love it!!!!! However like DeltaRNOmd80 said, Auto's are better for luxery cars. TWA
33 Dab920 : I brought my first car BMW318Ci early last year sold it after 6 months..it was a Auto..I think the choice really depends on where you live.. in HK I d
34 Strickerje : I drive all 3 cars in our family, even though only one's mine-- 1986 Buick Park Avenue (Automatic) - mine 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan (Automatic) - my mo
35 Post contains images VonRichtofen : 5 speed standard '91 Ford Ranger XLT Super Cab
36 B7474 : My car is 1988 Chevrolet Nova Automatic 2001 Mazda MPV LX Automatic
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