There are a number of cars out there these days that are offered with the latest in super fast automatic transmission tech. A lot of them are technically amazing, but we can't help but think that some would be better with a manual. Which need a row-your-own option?

I'm not going to say 911 GT3, because that's cliche. I'm going to go with the Ferrari 458 (or 488 GTB, whichever). This is a car that could have a gated transmission and be just as fun and involving as the 458 with the brilliant dual clutch trans.

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Sure, it'd be slower, but who really cares? It would still be faster than most everything else on the road.

What do you think?


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