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Hey y'all,

I did a search, granted a half assed one, and could only find old data saying in general there was a higher manual take rate in 2015/2016 for Challenger Hellcats but I never was able to find any actual data.

Shout out to PLMCRZY, but I was looking at my build option breakdown and noticed that 21% of the 2018 Challenger Hellcat Widebody cars were manuals (unless I'm reading it wrong). That's higher than I originally would have thought. I've read reddit threads talking about 18% being a high take rate for manuals, Bronco in the most recent thread, so I have to ask... For 'performance' variations aka any Challenger with a 392 and above, what's the manual take rate? Where could I even find that data?

I'm not some manual evangelical trying to say 'you don't appreciate a performance car without it being a manual', I'm just generally curious what the take rate is for performance centered Challengers.

Sidebar, I'm finally getting into a situation where I can buy whatever I want, and if Dodge makes a 'Halo' type car with a Hellcat type ethos (or Viper woo!), I'd be a bit disappointed if there wasn't a manual option because they're trying to chase magazine numbers :cough: Ford GT or GT500 :cough: ...

That's where I'm coming from with this post but let me know that y'all think! Lol

Trying to poke the crowd to see what y'all think about this kind of stuff. Obviously, there's a used market for Vipers and such, but I'm curious about future development and just wanted to start some shit.

Thanks for reading y'all!
 

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Sidebar, I'm finally getting into a situation where I can buy whatever I want, and if Dodge makes a 'Halo' type car with a Hellcat type ethos (or Viper woo!), I'd be a bit disappointed if there wasn't a manual option because they're trying to chase magazine numbers :cough: Ford GT or GT500 :cough: ...

Thanks for reading y'all!
Let me start with, I'd love to own a manual version of any car I've had, because they are fun to drive. That being said, my last two Halo style cars (ZL1/Redeye) have both been auto's because they are significantly faster at what I want them to do in an auto version. Not trying to chase magazine numbers with that.. it's just reality. That was the only reason why I don't have a manual. I've driven all 4 variants....and I'd still enjoy the manual for cruising...but the track is simply a different animal...
 

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Ought oh...Another thread going to turn into an A8 vs M6 pissing match.

What happens when everything goes electric?
 

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Youre not going to find a manual American halo car any longer. They've all gone auto. Even the 'regular' HC is getting harder to even order in a M.
 
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The new CT5-V Blackwing will be offered with a manual transmission...
Hardly a halo car Cmon. Cadillac has never even been a contender. Finicky, over complicated, and notoriously unreliable. Pass.
 

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I haven't seen this car, let alone drove it, but I doubt that it's "slow"...
I mean, it is still over 600hp, but its never going to wow you like the Hellcat will. It's also still going to be about a mid 11 second car. Which is pretty sad given the HP.
 

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Though it is lower in ultimate performance, I don't think it was purposeful, per se.
In this case, it is purposeful. GM claimed the manual ZL1 trans could go I believe 11.4 or something like that....and no one was able to replicate it. This isn't about an auto vs manual thing, it's about GM screwing owners out of 100% performance (at least those who routinely run their cars).

For the average cruiser who doesn't care about ever stepping foot on the track, not a big deal of course...
 

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Hey y'all,

I did a search, granted a half assed one, and could only find old data saying in general there was a higher manual take rate in 2015/2016 for Challenger Hellcats but I never was able to find any actual data.

Shout out to PLMCRZY, but I was looking at my build option breakdown and noticed that 21% of the 2018 Challenger Hellcat Widebody cars were manuals (unless I'm reading it wrong). That's higher than I originally would have thought. I've read reddit threads talking about 18% being a high take rate for manuals, Bronco in the most recent thread, so I have to ask... For 'performance' variations aka any Challenger with a 392 and above, what's the manual take rate? Where could I even find that data?

I'm not some manual evangelical trying to say 'you don't appreciate a performance car without it being a manual', I'm just generally curious what the take rate is for performance centered Challengers.

Sidebar, I'm finally getting into a situation where I can buy whatever I want, and if Dodge makes a 'Halo' type car with a Hellcat type ethos (or Viper woo!), I'd be a bit disappointed if there wasn't a manual option because they're trying to chase magazine numbers :cough: Ford GT or GT500 :cough: ...

That's where I'm coming from with this post but let me know that y'all think! Lol

Trying to poke the crowd to see what y'all think about this kind of stuff. Obviously, there's a used market for Vipers and such, but I'm curious about future development and just wanted to start some shit.

Thanks for reading y'all!
I've got a few of the years but I need some more help.

If anybody has configuration trees from PLMCRZY, i need one for a 2019 standard body and for both the standard and wide body in 2020.

If you have these, please post them up or post the transmission % so we can finish this info.

So this is the M6 take rate:

2015: 47.7%

2016: 32.9%

2017: 24.7%

2018: 12.9%
2018: 20.9% Widebody

2019:
2019: 21.5% Widebody

2020:
2020:

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I guess the number of gears required to get closer to a 10-or-whatever-speed automatic is kinda prohibitive. Not many want to shift twice before 80mph...
 
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