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      08-17-2010, 11:06 AM   #62

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Originally Posted by msos View Post
but then I think of Ferrari who do NOT offer MT anymore. For the poster who feels Ferrari still offer MT in some of its models go re-check your are wrong........and also dont forget BMW originally did not offer MT in the M5......
I did check my facts, and I'm sorry, but you are wrong. It is true that the new 458 Italia doesn't offer a traditional manual, but a 6MT is available on the 599 GTB and California. The links below show the technical specifications directly on Ferrari's website. Under the Transmission and Gearbox section for the 599, it clearly states, "Manual or F1; 6-gears+Reverse". For the California, the Gearbox section lists "F1, dual clutch 7 gears + Reverse" or "Manual 6 gears + Reverse".

599 GTB


The M5 you are referring to is the E60, but the previous M5's (E28, E34, E39) were all traditional manual transmissions.
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