While most buyers prefer to not have to shift the gears in their vehicle, the truth is that enthusiasts still want to keep the manual transmission alive. Here’s some good news, MINI has announced that several of its 2021 models will now be offered with a manual transmission.

2021 MINI models with a manual transmission

As of March 2020 MINI resumed production of MINI hardtop and convertible models with a manual transmission.

“Fun to Drive is the number one reason why customers choose to purchase a MINI, and many of them enjoy the experience of driving a MINI with a manual transmission.’ said Patrick McKenna, Head of Product Planning for MINI USA “With standard manual transmissions now available on a range of 2021 MINI models, we like to say that when you buy two pedals you get one free!”