This Guy Is Convinced That the Manual Transmission Is Dead
More fuel to throw on the manual versus automatic fire…
Even if you’re a diehard fan of manual Corvettes and contend that you’d never drive anything else, you can’t deny some of the conveniences that come with an automatic transmission.
The Corvette C6 Z06 is popular among drag racing in automatic transmission form, but how does a manual gearbox hold up?
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 »
Chevrolet delivered 485 Corvette Stingrays last month. Just to gloat a bit, let’s compare that to the 426 SRT Vipers that have been sold all year. On a side note, if you are a Viper fan, stop sitting on your checkbook because there are 565 Vipers sitting on dealer lots across the country right now. […] More »