By on September 1, 2017

ford-shifter-main
The traditional console-mounted transmission shifter is disappearing, being replaced by buttons or rotary knobs in many models as shift-by-wire becomes the industry standard. The 2018 GMC Terrain recently debuted — and received criticism for —  pushbuttons mounted low in the center stack in order to control the transmission.

Ford is no stranger to these configurations. The Blue Oval uses buttons mounted on the left side of the center stack in the Lincoln MKZ and a console-mounted rotary knob in the Ford Fusion. Now, Ford has an idea for an even more complex shifting system — and this one comes with a bit of retro flair.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Inside Looking Out: “mating habits of the blue specked ass gnat” That is very important for the future of...
  • mcs: It’s the same EV or ICE, going to an independent is cheaper. There are ex-Tesla techs that have left and...
  • Lou_BC: @DenverMike – turning wrenches for HP is different than factory muscle. An ECU tune on a new muscle car...
  • Lou_BC: @DenverMike – turning wrenches for HP is different than factory muscle. An ECU tune on a new muscle car...
  • Inside Looking Out: Then it would not a Mustang but Probe. And I like Probe.

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber