On the other hand, the person who bought one used has done nothing to prove to Subaru that people are still willing to buy new manual transmission cars. If enough people do this, then Subaru may eventually stop offering a manual and then there will be no used cars left for enthusiasts to scoop up. We may have used Subaru as an example here, but this is happening across the industry. Even BMW, a company that has always offered a manual transmission, may soon kill them off
. Our advice is simple here: if enthusiasts want a say on what gets built, we have to start buying new cars again.