We had some interesting amateur engineering dialog over what Toyota was trying to accomplish with its strange “assisted manual transmission.”

I liked reading people’s interpretations of the Toyota patent that Jason found today, which appears to basically be a system for idiot-proofing a manual transmission.

While honest three-pedal stick shift cars seem headed for an inevitable demise, ConStar had an idea I found kind of amusing:


I guess I’d rather have my car feel like the “manual mode” in Crusin’ USA than not have the chance to row at all. Right?

Anyway, here’s a tune for you to bump while you’re uselessly slamming a fake shifter around.

I’ve been listening to this since I saw it on Ballers the other day. Man, music videos sure are wacky in 2017.