Tag: automatic

The New C7 Corvette 8-speed Auto: Slush or Plush?

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On the fence about the 8-speed automatic transmission in the new C7 Corvette? Let’s take a closer look.

  Comments | By - August 12, 2015

Who Says a Slush Box Can’t be Fun? Motor Trend Tests the Auto Z06 Corvette

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Is the automatic Z06 Corvette just as much fun as the manual? Motor Trend goes to the track to find out.

  Comments | By - March 24, 2015

Automatic C7 Z06 Takes You to the Drag Strip

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Well, this is the type of footage we have all been waiting for: straight from the onboard Performance Data Recorder of a C7 Z06 hitting the drag strip with some oomph.

  Comments | By - February 19, 2015

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

Automatic vs. Manual Corvette Fuel Economy

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If you want the most performance out of your C7 Corvette Stingray, a manual is your best bet, and when it comes to fuel economy, the seven-speed manual also wins the day with a 17-city/29-highway/21-combined EPA rating. Compared to the standard C6 with a manual (16 city/26 highway/19 combined), that’s a 10.5-percent improvement. Because most […] More »

  Comments | By - October 9, 2013

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