How Fast Is a Corvette C7 Z06 A/T Burning E85 Fuel?
Buckle up, cause here’s a monstrously-tuned TVS supercharged 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 manual facing off against a tuned Corvette C7 Z06 automatic. And both have been modified and tuned to run cleaner burning E85 fuel.
On the fence about the 8-speed automatic transmission in the new C7 Corvette? Let’s take a closer look.
Is the automatic Z06 Corvette just as much fun as the manual? Motor Trend goes to the track to find out.
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.
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 »