What's Wrong With This Picture: The Color of Manually Edition

Jack Baruth
by Jack Baruth
what s wrong with this picture the color of manually edition

You’re shopping for a new Acura TSX, and you’re the kind of young go-getter who demands to shift it yourself. Naturally you’ll want to check it out online… but something’s wrong here…

Configuring the same car with an automatic shows the difference:

That’s right. Acura has decided that anybody crazy enough to order a stick shift in their TSX should be denied access to crazy colors like, uh, maroon and blue. What the hell? I suppose lime green is out of the question, no matter what you choose.

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  • Hurls Hurls on Nov 27, 2010

    I'm not sure how many young go-getters can row their own these days, but I guess we can stipulate it for purposes of this discussion.

  • Tifighter Tifighter on Nov 30, 2010

    Another one: the Mazda5 with a manual. Three colors, two of which are silver and grey...

  • Inside Looking Out This is actually the answer to the question I asked not that long ago.
  • Inside Looking Out Regarding "narrow windows" - the trend is that windows will eventually be replaced by big OLED screens displaying some exotic place or may even other planet.
  • Robert I have had 4th gen 1996 model for many years and enjoy driving as much now as when I first purchased it - has 190 hp variant with just the right amount of power for most all driving situations!
  • ToolGuy Meanwhile in Germany...
  • Donald More stuff to break god I love having a nanny in my truck... find a good tuner and you can remove most of the stupid stuff they add like this and auto park when the doors open stupid stuff like that