Help me to help my mother spend all of her money on a 6MT N52 Z4.

I come home to my mother wanting to buy a new car. Test driven were 7 cars (all manual): Acura ILX 2.4 (leather laden, overpriced but good Civic Si), BRZ (too stiff and boy racer-ish), 328i sedan E92 (no sunroof, kinda big), Audi A5 (boring and pricey, expensive maintenance), 128i 6MT (fucking perfect but somehow a… » 4/11/14 1:29pm Friday 1:29pm

The day the 3-pedal foolery vacates Oppo, it is no longer Oppo.

So why don't we relax and enjoy this site for what it is: appreciation of driving pleasure and automotive nirvana. Maybe your transmission ecstasy isn't derived from riding a heavy clutch in rush hour traffic, but I'll be damned if I ever find anything more enjoyable than wringing out a nice, agile car and rowing my… » 4/07/14 5:45pm 4/07/14 5:45pm

The 4G-Tronic is a damned old but damned fantastic slushbox. You also have some of the early GM 4 speeds that made their way into late RWD Cadillacs C4/C5 'Vettes, 3rd and 4th gen F-bodies, BMWs, Jaguars, Ferraris, and even Maseratis. » 4/07/14 12:27pm 4/07/14 12:27pm