The manual transmission is an endangered species. Manufacturers tell us that the “take rate” on manual transmissions, when they are offered, hovers around 5 percent. Those of us who still treasure the pleasure of snicking through the gears and using a clutch pedal are finding it harder and harder to find cars with a manual transmission. Those with all-wheel drive are even rarer.
Lucky for the enthusiasts, there are still a few sedans and coupes left with AWD and a manual transmission, but they are vanishing quickly. Spread the word, and teach a kid to drive a stick. The transmission you save may be your own.
Here are 10 all-wheel-drive cars with manual transmissions.