The article is repeating the same old arguments over and over ...
I thoroughly enjoy my manual transmission car on the street and the track. It's especially nice at the track because I don't have to worry about an overheating transmission unlike if I had the automatic version of my car. It's also lighter.
2011 BMW E92 335i, 6MT, Le Mans blue - Quaife LSD, JRZ RS Pro, JRZ camber plates, Eibach ERS, full M3 susp, custom toe arms, Powergrid end-links, SS brake lines, brake ducting, Michelin PSS, UUC SSK, ETS FMIC, ER CP, Perf. Exhaust, VAC RSIK, Sparcos; work by VAC Motorsports in Philadelphia