Originally Posted by SenorFunkyPants
A quick look gives:
84% of cars in the UK are MT
7% of cars in the USA are MT
The UK has such a strong history of buying performance cars with MTs
that it makes the figures for the E92 LCi ROW RHD of 300 MTs against 3716 DCT look mental.
M3's are fairly close by in the US by comparison.
According to my math, which admittedly could be wrong!
Pre-LCI & LCI - all body types
6MT - 11,325 ~44%
DCT - 14,347 ~56%
Total US/Can = 25,672