That's what internet warriors have been saying for years, Audi and Mercedes alike (some Lexus fans too): over and over again, time and time again that this time they're close! So, we'll meet again next time at the next generation models' reveal and you'll yet again be writing that prayer that "maybe this time"... » 4/15/14 6:06pm Yesterday 6:06pm

Not yet, though some test drive models seem to have been fitted with them already. It will be offered as an optional extra soon. It is already in the retrofit options list (BMW M Performance), but not yet priced. BMW says it will be available for sale soon. Made by Drexler, which has been used for years by BMW… » 4/14/14 6:02pm Monday 6:02pm

...or you do exactly that (stall three times in 3rd) on the first day you have your driver's licence, you have two friends in the car laughing at you, and a girl you know happened to be outside witnessing the whole thing and on the ground laughing because when you finally got the car going (still in 3rd) and give it a… » 4/10/14 2:10pm Thursday 2:10pm

Yes, I stupidly bought a Lumia as a temporary phone while I figure out what proper phone to buy next, and have hated it ever since. Especially once it started ignoring the fact that it's supposed to be a phone and I had no way of knowing until people started e-mailing me that they can't call me... That was eventually… » 4/10/14 2:04pm Thursday 2:04pm

You are right. Hence most German cars, especially of certain manufacturers, can hit 62mph in 2nd gear. Sole reason = 0-62mph time for brochures. Cars that need to do the extra shift to 3rd lose massive amounts of time, but only if you stop the clocks at 60 or 62mph and not another number. » 4/04/14 12:40pm 4/04/14 12:40pm