Not just nostalgia for me either. I live in the Metro NY area, so there’s no shortage of heavy traffic, sadly. I’d rather have the manual even for a daily (I’m speaking from lots of experience). Besides, it gives you something to do in traffic! I simply enjoy a manual more. Always.
2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Sport Q4 Performance, 2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S, 2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, 1983 Saab 900 Turbo, 2007 Jaguar XJ8, 2018 Audi Q7 (wife's)