Help is on the way for the new Corvette – specifically its carryover 4-speed automatic transmission. Better automatic on way for new ’Vette. The car’s current automatic, which lacks “Tiptronic”-like manual-shift capability, is one of the few real disappointments in the otherwise impressive new Corvette. (See related story: C6 Corvette Powers Up) But not for long. General Motors Corp. Vice Chairman and chief product guru Bob Lutz admits a sequential 6-speeder is on the way, though he ...

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