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2015 Stingray Will Be Deprived of 8-Speed Automatic Transmission

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My first name dictates I have to be a manual transmission fundamentalist, yet it saddens me to hear that the fast-shifting 8L90 eight-speed transmission destined for the Z06 options list next year, will not be offered as an option in the base 2015 Corvette. Why would that make me sad? Because the new automatic transmission […] More »

  Comments | By - January 28, 2014

2015 Corvette Stingray to get 8-Speed Automatic

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A leaked SAE paper (now offline) has revealed that the C7 Stingray will be fitted with an 8-speed automatic (8L90) for the 2015 MY. According to the post, the transmission will be rated for 738 ft. lbs. of torque meaning that a hi-po (Z06, ZR1) version of the ‘Vette could run the transmission as well. […] More »

  Comments | By - December 9, 2013