Tag: fuel economy

Automatic vs. Manual Corvette Fuel Economy

2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray Featured

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

Digital Trends: How Corvette’s Engineers Pulled Off the Impossible

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Two of Chevrolet’s brains behind the scene say they believe the 2014 Corvette Stingray accomplished all its goals, with nothing left behind on the cutting-room floor. “I don’t think there was anything,” says Roger Clark, senior manager energy center. “We got virtually everything we needed in the Stingray, and we’re absolutely delighted with the results

  Comments | By - July 23, 2013

GM’s Consumer Affairs Chief James Bell Discusses the 2014 Corvette Stingray

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Look out, competition, the Corvette Stingray is nearly here. That’s the word from James Bell, Chevrolet’s head of consumer affairs, during a recent chat with Digital Trends. Bell says he expects to see the Corvette diehards come out and buy the 2014 model, then adds that he expects a lot from younger buyers, too. “Maybe

  Comments | By - July 22, 2013

It’s Official! 2014 Corvette Stingray Gets an EPA Estimated 29 mpg Highway

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The last piece of performance information we’ve been waiting on for the new 2014 Corvette Stingray has been the EPA fuel economy numbers. GM is now confirming that the 2014 Corvette Stingray equipped with the 455 horsepower LT1 and a 7-speed manual transmission gets an EPA-estimated 17 miles per gallon in the city and 29

  Comments | By - July 9, 2013

2009 Corvette Z06 Review

The 2009 Corvette ZO6 provides power for a lower price than the ZR1 model. The Z06 model has three trim levels, the 1LZ, 2LZ, and 3LZ. They all range between $70,000 and $80,000, but they are all jam packed with features. Powertrain The ZO6 comes with an LS7 7.0 liter V8 engine with 505 horsepower […] More »

  Comments | By - April 22, 2011