Detailed Look into the C7 Corvette’s Tremec TR6070 7 Speed Transmission

August 2, 2013 at 11:39 am

GM High Tech Performance gives us a great detailed look into the C7 Corvette Stingray’s 7-speed transmission – the Tremec TR6070 unit.

Read on INSIDE for the skinny on this fantastic tansmission.

C7 Corvette Chief Engineer Explains Why 6 Speed Auto Transmission Chosen

February 27, 2013 at 4:30 pm

C7 Corvette Stingray chief engineer Tadge Juechter explains the choice to go with a 6 speed automatic transmission (and not 8 speed) for the 2014 Corvette – see 10:30 into this video.

Essentially, the reason is that the 6 speed is good for high torque engine like the LT1, while fitting an 8 speed just adds weight and mass.