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Chevrolet to Sell the Very First Retail 2015 Corvette Stingray at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas

Here’s your chance to get the first retail production Corvette Stingray for the 2015 model year, complete with the new 8-speed automatic transmission – and help a worthy charity in the process.

Barrett-Jackson will be offering the numerically significant Stingray at its upcoming auction in Las Vegas Sept. 25-27. This particular car is slated to be sold at approximately 6 p.m. on Sept. 26.

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2015 Corvette Eight-Speed Automatic is Faster and Gets 29 MPG Highway

When the 8-speed automatic was first announced for the 2015 Corvette Stingray, most of us saw the main benefit would be an increase in fuel economy and that has come true as the new paddle-shift auto gets an EPA-estimated 29 MPG on the highway But the new automatic is also faster than than the previous 6-speed with a 0-60 mph time at 3.7 seconds.

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2015 Corvette Stingray Will Get the New Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission

This morning, General Motors put an end to speculation that the new 8L90 Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission would not make it into the base C7 Corvette next year by announcing the availability of the new high performance automatic for the 2015 Corvette Stingray.

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New Eight-Speed Auto Transmission Could Boost Corvette Stingray to 30 MPG highway

Who would have thought there would ever be a time when we’d be talking about great fuel economy with a high-performance car with an automatic transmission?

But these aren’t ordinary times, at least when it comes to the seventh-generation Corvette.

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REPORT: 2015 Corvette Stingray Will Not Get Eight-Speed Auto Transmission

Those Corvette enthusiasts who are thinking of holding out for a 2015 Stingray to get the new eight-speed automatic transmission might want to rethink that position.

The new transmission may be available at first only in the 2015 Corvette Z06, according to chief engineer Tadge Juechter.

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[PIC] First View of the 2014 Corvette Stingray with an Automatic Transmission

While many consider it blasphemy for a sports car to come with anything other than a manual transmission, Corvette owners year after year have professed their love for the six speed paddle shift autos. So it’s only fitting that we show the first pic of the 2014 Corvette Stingray’s interior with the automatic transmission and paddleshifters on the steering wheel.

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[VIDEO] Project Sacrilege: World's First Automatic Corvette ZR1

Really high performance sports cars like the Corvette ZR1 and Z06 always seem to come only with six-speed transmissions.

But not anymore.

On a forum post on Camaro5.com earlier this week, Howard Tanner, owner of Redline Motorsports, which bills itself as South Florida’s premier EFI performance shop, announced that his crew has been working hard to develop the world’s first ZR1 Corvette with an automatic transmission.

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