Would've thought the $25,000 price difference would be enough to differentiate.You'd be surprised who's on here; they don't read everything of course, but there is a presence. ^
"Tada explained that the potential for a manual Supra is complicated by the positioning of the 86, which, of course, offers a stick shift. "I don't want to sound too business-y, but I also need to support the 86. Looking at the role of the 86 and the role of the Supra, I want to differentiate, make sure they each have their own identity," he said. "If the Supra had a manual transmission, there's nowhere for the 86 to go."
well, that's a super unfortunate perspective...