Last Supercars that Offered Manual Transmission | End of Stick Shifters

Supercar Transmission

Today the method of building supercars has changed, cars have become quicker and smarter than their older generations. As technology is growing there more now more ways to make a car faster by improving the transmission system. Most of the supercar has paddle shifters, with automatic transmission. This has proved that automated systems can shift gears faster than humans.

1. Ferrari California

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This car was produced from 2010 to 2012 and only 10,000 units of the car were ever made. It was the first Ferrari with a dual-clutch transmission and adding up with a six-speed manual in 2010. But it wasn’t a good go for Ferrari as the demand of California dropped to two orders in the third year of the model.

2. Ferrari 599 GTB

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Only 30 units of the Ferrari 599 GTB were ever made where one of the 599 was also owned by world Champion Michale Schumaker. The car was powered by a 6.0L V12 engine with over 612 horsepower. It had a 6-speed F1 automated manual which is fun to drive with.

3. Lamborghini Gallardo

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Today’s Lamborghinis can shift gear faster than an eye blink. But driving a manual Lamborghini has a different experience while pushing the car to the limits. The Gallardo was produced from 2004 to 2014 wherein in 2014 it had got a high-revving mid-engine V-10. The transmission fitted in the 2014 model was a Six-speed manual. Which after that Huracan took its place by replacing it and designing a new automatic.

4. Lamborghini Murcielago

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This was a monster of the supercar era, a perfect bull with a V-12 engine that produced a peak horsepower of 650 at 8,000 rpm. This car was made from 2002 to 2010 wherein in 2004 it had a single-clutch e-gear transmission. It was the LP640 which had a manual stick shift and only five units are ever made.

5. Audi R8

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The most popular car from Audi was the 2007 Audi R8 that gave a new face to the company. As being owned by VW it had improved bits of the Lamborghini. Like the powertrain configuration of Gallardo or Huracan depending on the model. But the next generation of the R8 was fitted with padel shifters making the car quicker.

6. Porshe Carrera GT

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The Carrera GT is an insane car powered by the V10 engine and the best GT car from Porsche. The 918 Spyder took place of the Carrera that has a dual-clutch system. The Carrera GT was the last car from Porsche that offered a manual stick.

7. Porsche 911 Turbo 2009

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The 911 series is always been a success when it comes to the driving experience. In the start, the Turbo was available with a stick but were after then had dual-clutch replacing three-pedal Turbos for more performance output after the 997.2 generation.

8. Mclaren F1

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McLaren F1, the fastest car of the era, holding the record for the world’s fastest car for a decade the car had a Manual Transmission. As the car was launched in the 90s you can guess that McLaren is the oldest car to have paddle shifts and no more stick.


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