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GM Files Patent for 7 Speed, Dual Clutch Transmission

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We knew the C7 Corvette’s A6 automatic transmission was going to be phased out at some point and speculation has been rampant that a new, 8 speed transmission would replace it. After all, GM has been talking about the upcoming 8-speed for a while now. However, it now seems that the Vette’s next automatic might […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2013

First C7 Corvette Stingrays Delivered!

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We’ve been waiting for this day for months now and it’s finally arrived: the first C7s are now in the hands of happy, eager Corvette enthusiasts. The very first customer deliveries took place Saturday morning, around eleven AM. And the first pics to show up here are of a Cyber Grey, Kalahari interior 3LT Corvette […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2013

Corvette of the Week: Lgolson’s C4

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Congratulations to CF member Lgolson for winning Corvette of the Week with his beautiful 1986 Corvette! With all of the C7 madness, it’s easy to forget the wonderful Vettes that have led to the C7. But this car, in this setting with this lighting is just sublime. It seems that this C4 is completely bone […] More »

  Comments | By - September 20, 2013

Tech Thursday: C6 CAGS

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Transmission CAGS What is CAGS? To avoid a gas guzzler tax, Chevrolet invented a skip-shift device on its manual transmission cars called Computer-Aided Gear Selection, or CAGS. CAGS forces you to shift your manual Vette from first to fourth (rather than second or third) when: Engine temp is greater than 169 F Vehicle speed is […] More »

  Comments | By - September 19, 2013

C7 Corvette Stingray Shipping Today

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Remember the reveal in Detroit? The ordering process? Well, the long wait is finally coming to end. We just received confirmation from Mike Furman at Criswell Chevy (Gaithersburg, MD) that the first batch of Vettes has finished QA and is shipping today. Mr. Furman spent the last few days at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch along […] More »

  Comments | By - September 18, 2013

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