• B-Man Posted: 3/16/2011 8:56pm PDT

    Great write, Bengt. I wasn't really thinking one of these in 2013 when I might replace my 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS, but rowing once again (the Mitsubishi I own has the automatic CVT tranny and paddle shifters for a "shifting" alternative to driving straight old-school automatic tranny)through 5-speeds in a small car like the Mazda 2 sounds really, really, really fun. Your article and one from another popular online car forum (to be perfectly honest) has planted that bean in me brain for future reference. I don't see enough that scares me about the M2 to run from this little Chow Chow pup.