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2015 Chevy Corvette Transmission: An Eight-Speed at Last

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Now with an 8-speed transmission, Chevy challenges you to find a new flaw in the Stingray.

There are not many vehicles faster than the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray.  The massive 6.2-liter LT1 V8 engine pumps out 455 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. or torque, which propels the legendary sports car from 0-60 mph in less than four seconds.

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With those numbers, performance enthusiasts had to look pretty hard for a complaint, but they have found one.  It’s the carry-over six-speed automatic transmission, which is unable to shift as quickly as the seven- and eight-speed transmission found in much of the competition, but it hasn’t taken Chevy long to correct the issue.  The 2015 Chevy Corvette will come equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Not only will the eight-speed boost for the 2015 Chevy Corvette transmission enhance the driving experience, but it will also make it more fuel-efficient.  The 2014 Corvette is already the most fuel-efficient performance vehicle on the market with its impressive 29 mpg highway, and the new transmission could push the mark over 30 mpg.

Do you think the all-new eight-speed automatic transmission that will be placed in the 2015 Chevy Corvette is a big deal?  Share your thoughts in the comments below!

2015 Chevy Corvette

2015 Chevy Corvette


  • Vern

    I have an order placed for a 2014 corvette with the six speed automatic but I’m considering backing out and waiting for the eight speed in 2015. Of course, I’d rather have the car now instead of a year from now, so I’d like to get some opinions about this. Is it worth the wait? Will I notice a difference?