According to a recent report, the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette will offer a seven-speed manual transmission.

According to Inside Line, a "trusted source" has confirmed the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette (C7) will offer a seven-speed manual transmission. If this is correct, the car could offer improved fuel efficiency and tighter gearing.

The source also said the model will feature a pushrod V8 engine with direct-injection and variable timing.

Regardless, GM has already announced the next-generation Corvette will be "world-class" and built at the Bowling Green Assembly plant in Kentucky.

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