C7 Corvette 7-speed manual with "active rev matching"

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C7 Corvette 7-speed manual with "active rev matching"

Postby JusCruzin » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:43 pm

Interesting news from Detroit Auto Show. New Corvette will have offer a manual 7-speed with automatic rev matching. This feature can be turned off. What do people here think about this? My own take is that it's a good thing, so long as the auto rev match can be turned off. New features that make manual transmissions more accessible to consumers are a good thing.

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Re: C7 Corvette 7-speed manual with "active rev matching"

Postby theholycow » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:55 pm

There have been a few threads about it (in other cars), such as this one:
http://www.standardshift.com/forum/view ... 15&t=10606
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Re: C7 Corvette 7-speed manual with "active rev matching"

Postby Shadow » Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:28 pm

Like I said with the 370Z, I don't really have a problem with it as long as it can be turned off. Imagine how much it would suck if there wasn't a way to turn it off... You'd never be able to do your own rev-matching.
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Re: C7 Corvette 7-speed manual with "active rev matching"

Postby JusCruzin » Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:22 pm

Interesting about the 370Z. I had no idea such technology existed until I saw the article about the new Corvette.

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Re: C7 Corvette 7-speed manual with "active rev matching"

Postby Shadow » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:15 pm

JusCruzin wrote:Interesting about the 370Z. I had no idea such technology existed until I saw the article about the new Corvette.


Oh yeah, it's been around for a while now. The 370Z guys seem to like it. In all honesty, I'd probably never use it myself, simply because I enjoy doing my own rev-matching. Maybe I'd play around with it once in a blue moon or if I was feeling really lazy or something.
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