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7 Reasons to Pick an Automatic Corvette Over a Manual

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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.

  Comments | By - January 5, 2016

Does the Manual C6 Z06 Corvette Hold Up on the Strip?

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The Corvette C6 Z06 is popular among drag racing in automatic transmission form, but how does a manual gearbox hold up?

  Comments | By - October 26, 2015

Automatic vs. Manual Corvette Fuel Economy

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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

Corvette’s Manual Transmission Take Rate at 38 Percent

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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 »

  Comments | By - October 7, 2013

Manual Only?

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If you’ve been using Corvette Forum for longer than thirty seconds then you know that certain members have VERY strong opinions about some things. For instance: clay bars, originality, tail lights, and transmissions. And it’s that last item that brings us to this post. Our recent speculation about GM’s newly patented DCT spawned quite a frenzy. […] More »

  Comments | By - September 30, 2013

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