Idea to help bring the manual

Would you lease a Supra, if Toyota will produce a manual option?


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REVMK5

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Seems as though we are in a conundrum with the Supra getting a manual gear box. On one hand, if those that want a manual, hold out. Sales figures may be too low to justify a new transmission. On the other hand, there's no guarantee that good sales figures will call for a manual to be sold.

What about meeting in the middle. Offer a lease program on autos for people with intent to purchase a manual. They could have a typical lease drawn up with an easy trade in clause for a manual model once produced.
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Not a bad idea, but the issue I see is that Toyota would then be contractually obligated to release a manual car by the end of those lease terms. If not, I'm sure they'll get hit by plenty of lawsuits.
 

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I may be the only "No" and that's only because I personally don't want a manual. Bad knees, and being stuck in traffic = automatic is preferable for me.

That said, I fully support Toyota making a manual A90
 

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Off topic. This new stick-shift supercar is just sick!

*If a rare supercar manufacturer can produce a stick-shift supercar, then why can’t Toyota release a manual sports car with the Supra?

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Because at GBP662,000, a car can have any or bespoke transmission.
 
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