Automumble: manual vs automatic transmissions

There are pure manual boxes, transmissions that shift for you and “flappy paddle” boxes – transmissions that you control, which match revs and don’t have a clutch. In this latest episode of Automumble, Hagerty’s UK office, including John Mayhead and Charlie Patterson, along with Ed Legge from Classic & Sports Finance, debate the merits of each box and when they’re appropriate. Additionally, they debate whether modern, electronic cars will ever be classic and what will happen when their circuits and boards fail beyond repair. Will they be recycled? Or…? Let us know what you think…