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Manual D4

Post by hangman3 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:57 pm

Are there any manual D4`s post 2012?
I have a late 07 D3 SE manual & love it but, I am looking to upgrade to a post 2012 3.0 D4 (with all the toys) as the tax is considerably less & it is better on fuel. the problem I am finding is that I want it red with black leather & manual. Now searching the net in all the usual auto sales places, red 3.0 D4`s seem to as rare as rocking horse poop, and finding a manual after 2012 does not seem to exist. Is this the case or do I just need to keep looking?



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Re: Manual D4

Post by DSL » Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:24 pm

No manual D4s apart from a few early 2.7s. It's auto or nothing. :thumbright:


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Re: Manual D4

Post by hangman3 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:48 pm

Darn shame. What do they think is wrong with actually driving these days :shock: :?



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Re: Manual D4

Post by anglefire » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:49 pm

No one wants a spanish box - and they are difficult to make reliable and take the torque - its a big car that the auto makes so much more sense.

My BMW doesn't have a manual option either. (530D) as they again, can't make one (at a price people will pay) to take the torque either. And there is no demand. Especially as the 8speed ZF is a lovely box.


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