Carjackers foiled by manual transmission

Associated Press Published: January 29, 2013
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An attempted carjacking in Florida speaks to the increasingly lost art of driving cars with a manual transmission: the would-be thieves couldn't figure out how to steal a Chevrolet Corvette.



Randolph Bean was sitting in his bright yellow Corvette when two men approached, one with a gun, outside the Orlando Regional Medical Center, MyFoxOrlando.com reports.

Bean, who barely saw them coming, sayd they tried to force open the door. When it flung open, he was dragged out, Bean told the TV station and website.

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Source: MyFoxOrlando.com


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