Euro Audi S4 and S5 to lose manual gearboxes. USA keeps them.

Alex Goy

Fewer and fewer people want to change cogs themselves in 2011, so Audi is set to scrap the manual 'box on its fruity models in Europe.

According to the Audi-centric forum, the manual 'box option has been removed from some EU markets' configurators. That leaves the S-Tronic twin clutch option as the only choice for prospective customers.