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