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 |  May 30 2014, 10:02 AM

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Chevrolet dealers will begin taking delivery of the 2015 Corvette Stingray in September with enhancements over the previous model year.

The 2014 model year Stingray came with a six-speed automatic transmission (or a rev-matching seven-speed manual), but the company will implement its new eight-speed automatic for 2015. Presumably, the added gears will bring improved performance to the car as well as better fuel efficiency.

Other changes for 2015 include a new ZF1 appearance package that adds to the Z51 performance equipment. The car will also be available with a new data recording system meant to log performance data while turning track laps.

SEE ALSO: 2015 Corvette Gains Eight-Speed Automatic

The ZF1 package adds 19- and 20-inch wheels compared to the standard 18-inch front and 19-inch rear wheels that are part of the standard equipment list. It also adds a body-color spoiler and a carbon fiber front splitter and rocker panels.

Pricing hasn’t been announced for the 2015 model year and is expected to be revealed closer to when the cars arrive in showrooms.

GALLERY: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

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  • expert

    is the 6 speed auto being 100% discontinued?