What Car Most Deserves A Stick Shift?S

Driving the Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon it dawned on me that we can get a manually-shifted luxo-wagon but fewer vehicles over $30K come so equipped. What car most deserves a stick shift?

Let's get this out of the way: all of them.

But we're asking what car most deserves the joy of a manual transmission. High on the list has to be a Mercedes SLS AMG. The company tells you they're building this great trackable sexpot designed to put the romance back into supercars. You step in and close the iconic gullwing doors behind you. Your hand goes for the gear lever, but instead of finding a shifter you're asked to just shift it in "D." It's like slam dunking on a 50-inch rim — it's easier but not more satisfying.

It's Christmastime, let's start making a list of the naughty vehicles.

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