i HAD a manual 128i... didn't get a 135i because i couldn't afford it at the time :\
needless to say, i wanted more. now i drive an evo x. :|
the 128i is indeed a fantastic car. it was great to drive, comfortable, quick enough. but hey, we only live once right?
'14 CLA250 + '04 YZF-R6
'13 Evo GSR, '08 128i, '06 Civic SI, '06 Civic EX, '00 A6 2.8, '97 Civic DX