While new vehicles offered with an automatic-transmission outnumber those available with a manual transmission, there’s a plethora of used cars on the market that came with a manual transmission. And there are options to fit just about any budget.
Here are our picks for 10 best used manual-transmission cars. We strove for diversity in this list, so we’re willing to bet that one of these will appeal to your stick-shift, four-wheeled passion. And if we left your favorite off the list, post it in the comments! Read More “Great Manual Transmission Used Cars”
Rafael Gonzalez rolled
into Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida for the 2020 Nitto Tire NMRA Spring
Break Shootout with the hope of running well and qualifying for the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout. This was his first time competing in the event, so
his focus was on making clean passes and getting the most out of his mildly
modified 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500.
After completing the obligatory 30-mile True Street cruise and making a trio of passes, Rafael found himself with a 10.521-second average and, more importantly, secured a spot in the coveted TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout. Read More “What it Takes to Win the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout”
For the 26th year, Ford
racers invaded Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, for the Nitto Tire
NMRA Spring Break Shootout. This drag race is the season-opener for the popular
Holley NMRA Ford Nationals Series, drawing participants from as far away as
California and Canada. And we are proud that one of the spotlight events at
this annual event is the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout.
True Street is one of the most popular NMRA classes and twice a year in Bradenton and Bowling Green, Kentucky, TREMEC offers enthusiasts the chance to compete in its Stick Shift Shootout. This is a heads-up race for the top eight quickest manual-transmission–equipped vehicles in the True Street class. Read More “TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Storms the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout”
We talk a lot
about what a great swap a TREMEC transmission is for your car, but did you know
that many of the top American performance cars roll out of the factory with one
of our transmissions? This isn’t a new prospect – we’ve been designing and manufacturing
transmissions since we got into the business in 1964.
Today – and as
it’s been for a number of years – you can shift a TREMEC transmission in 2020
models from Dodge, Ford, and Chevy. TREMEC gearboxes are even being engineered
for super-quick shifting at the track and on the street via computer-controlled
synchronization, such as our double-clutch transmission (DCT). Read More “2020 TREMEC Equipped Factory Performance Cars”
The TREMEC trailer will be racking up the miles during the
2020 event season, visiting 20 different states from coast to coast. This includes
popular events like the Holley LS Fest, long hauling it with the scores of
TREMEC-equipped vehicles on Hot Rod Power Tour, hitting the trails in scenic
Moab, Utah, for Easter Jeep Safari and rockin’ it in our backyard at the
Woodward Dream Cruise. The TREMEC
event schedule is available on Tremec.com, and we’ll continue to update it
with new events we’ll be attending. Read More “2020 Events Where You Can Visit the TREMEC Display”
You can brag about how you’re great at driving manual
transmission and being a third pedal master – or you can prove it by entering
the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout at the 2020
NMRA Spring Break Shootout in Bradenton, Florida, February 27 through March
Manual transmission cars competing in the NMRA’s most
popular racing class, True Street, are eligible for the 26th annual
TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout. Open to anyone with a street-legal Ford vehicle
with a Ford powerplant, True Street lets competitors enjoy the thrill of drag
racing in a safe environment. Read More “2020 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout”
NMRA True Street is one of the most fun classes in drag
racing today. It embodies the spirit of street-legal Ford performance and
offers enthusiasts the chance to compete in a safe and exciting environment.Winners
are crowned in a variety of performance levels. And twice a year, True Street
racers get the chance to show their stuff in the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout.
The TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout is a true test of
performance for those choosing three pedals, with fantastic prizes and bragging
rights at stake. In order to be eligible to run in the Shootout, a True Street
competitor must have a street-style manual transmission (face-plated and pro-shifted
are allowed). The second TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout of 2019 was held September
28-29 at the NMRA World Finals in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Read More “2019 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Bowling Green NMRA”
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fastest gear-jammer of
them all? Come the weekend of September 27th, 2019, the answer will
be known, and it could be you!
The eight quickest manual-transmission cars in the National Mustang Racers Association (NMRA) True Street class will face off in Bowling Green, Kentucky, at the 2019 NMRA World Finals. It is fitting that the NMRA season starts and ends with the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout.
Read More “You Should Enter the 2019 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout”
To shift like a hero, you need to hit all the gears
quickly and properly. That takes practice, knowing your car, knowing your
clutch and having a good shifter. With modern, internal shift-rail manual
transmissions, shifting like a pro is an achievable goal. To help with that, we
talked to one of our customers, who shifts his car to 9-second quarter-mile
passes over and over again.
Read More “How to Shift Your TREMEC Transmission Like a Hero”
The 1996 SVT Cobra Mustang was a groundbreaking machine that ushered in the era of DOHC performance for Ford. The 305-horsepower mod-motor Cobra provided a huge jump in performance over the 215-horsepower Mustang GT. It could rev cleanly to 7,000 rpm and sounded amazing, and a good pilot could row the gears into the mid-13s. Under the hood sat the beautiful, all-aluminum 4.6L engine with high-flow induction that was ripe for boost. Read More “TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Winner, Yandro Ulloa’s 1996 SVT Cobra Mustang”