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G8MikeGXP
G8MikeGXP Reader
6/18/21 10:39 a.m.

The three most recent are still in the fleet.  There were two other new purchases with autos.

2020 Civic Si

2017 Wrangler

2009 G8 GXP

2005 Mazdaspeed Miata

2004 Mazda 3

2003 Focus ZX3

FSP_ZX2
FSP_ZX2 SuperDork
6/18/21 10:47 a.m.

72 Beetle
77 Celica GT

83 Celica GT
79 RX7
83 Dodge Colt
82 RX7 GSL
84 Tercel

82 Tercel
84 RX7 GSL
84 RX7 GSLSE
95 Contour -NEW

98 Eclipse GT -NEW
00 SVT Contour  -NEW
02 Focus ZTS  -NEW
06 Mini  -NEW
06 Jetta -NEW
06 Passat -NEW
07 Mazda 6 -NEW
00 ZX2 S/R

08 Mazda 5 -NEW
11 Elantra Touring -NEW
14 Accord -NEW
17 Elanta Sport -NEW

19 Jetta GLI  -NEW
 

QuasiMofo (John Brown)
QuasiMofo (John Brown) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
6/18/21 10:53 a.m.

I have purchased three brand new vehicles

2004 Dodge Stratus 

2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 

One was a manual. The Cobalt. 

nderwater
nderwater UltimaDork
6/18/21 11:36 a.m.

Zero.  Our family-mobiles are auto and my enthusiast car purchases have all been used.

Floating Doc (Forum Supporter)
Floating Doc (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
6/18/21 11:46 a.m.

I've never bought a new car. Been poor all of my life. Not technically "poor " now, but when you're 65 and still paying on your student loans, you don't buy new cars. 

Carsandbikes
Carsandbikes Reader
6/18/21 11:59 a.m.

Out of nearly 30 vehicles in 50 years of driving, about half had a manual transmission. 

New cars?

72 Vega Panel Express

74 Audi Fox

80 Fiesta

82 Yamaha Seca

89 Civic

But mixed in among these were a few other used cars with manual transmissions. 

Nowadays, I am (reluctantly) driving 2 cars with automatic transmissions:

An 06 Mustang V6 and a 13 Fusion (NON Eco-boost).

TGMF
TGMF HalfDork
6/18/21 1:15 p.m.

3 new cars in my life, all sticks. 

'98 Cavalier Z24                              < i know, i know.....but I was young and lured by "family pricing"

'03 IS300

'07 IS250

 

Everything since was used and mostly SUV's.  

 

AaronT
AaronT Reader
6/18/21 1:37 p.m.

I haven't purchased a new car yet, but my next car will be new and will have a clutch because: 

People who have never purchased a new, brown, manual, diesel wagon do not have a right to complain about the dearth of these vehicles.

pimpm3 (Forum Supporter)
pimpm3 (Forum Supporter) UltraDork
6/18/21 4:16 p.m.

I have bought one new car in my life.  A 1997 200SX SE-R.  It was a manual.  I had it for a year before trading it on a one year old GS-R Integra.

I am seriously considering the purchase of a new Jeep Gladiator Willys 6-Speed.   If that happens I will be 2 for 2 manual.

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