This Isn't a Real Corvette, Here's Why

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  • Published: 13 September 2019
  • Here's Why the New Mid-Engine Corvette Isn't a Real Corvette, DIY and car repair with Scotty Kilmer. Why are they getting rid of all the manual transmission cars? The end of manual transmission cars. Why can't I get a manual transmission anymore? Things that make me mad and angry. Problems with manual transmissions. Everything wrong with automatic and manual transmission cars. Car advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 51 years.

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   1 months back

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    • Why Me
      Why Me  2 weeks back

      I wish you would do a episode about those high maintenance rubber band CVT transmission and when to change the oil and maybe how to fix them.

    • Larry D
      Larry D  3 weeks back

      I wish my 2008 Ford Edge came with a standard transmission....although...I would probably drive it a little harder than with the automatic transmission! Even the automatic transmission has a lot of pickup though.

    • Michael Wiebers
      Michael Wiebers  3 weeks back

      I'm glad I own a 1991 Honda Accord XE coupe with a stick shift? Remember the "three on a tree" ? That's all I drove earlier in life, until my 1997 Fiat 1800. That one had a shifter on the floor, like my high beam switch. I'll be dead soon, so I'm glad I spent most of my life driving "real" cars. Hope you enjoy the climate changes.

    • Rosco Ray
      Rosco Ray  4 weeks back

      Scotty Kilmer this had nothing to do with the corvette

    • John Smith
      John Smith  1 months back

      Scotty your Headline is so wrong the New mid engine Corvette is the best Corvette to date hands down,this was the inventors of the first corvettes dream a mid engine Corvette it will only get better and faster.

  • Roger S.
    Roger S.  13 hours back

    I hate to burst your bubble, but along with the Corvette, the new Mustang Shelby GT500 is only available with a dual-clutch automatic transmission. There are some real advantages to a dual-clutch automatic (DSG). The first is lightning quick shifts measured in milliseconds. The second, no disruption of power. With a manual, you need to let off the gas to shift. With a DSG, one clutch engages as another disengages, leading to a continuous flow of power.

    • Chance Windham
      Chance Windham  13 hours back

      Well Chevy says its a Corvette so......it's a Corvette. This isnt a real Corvette video.

      • Jose Santos
        Jose Santos  18 hours back

        I thought you were gonna talk about the new Corvette your talking about transmissions what's up with that Scotty

        • Victor Hugo
          Victor Hugo  18 hours back

          dude, you might get snipered if continue to kill usa auto industry

          • Joe Dirt
            Joe Dirt  19 hours back

            it still is the standard people are just idiots

            • Keith Warner
              Keith Warner  22 hours back

              Scotty what’s your option on DSG transmission .

              • Ron Hickman
                Ron Hickman  1 days back

                This guy is a huge joke.

                • debendra gurung
                  debendra gurung  1 days back

                  In the UK, its exact the opposite. Also you can't drive a manual if you have a licence for Automatic. And people take 20 to 40 freaking lessons to learn a manual to get their licence.

                  • Don Riedel
                    Don Riedel  1 days back

                    Why do people watch this guy's videos?
                    I feel dumber now.

                    • Sam Schocket
                      Sam Schocket  1 days back

                      hey scottie the lady w the 2 dogs...she didn't pick up after her dog .I guess you gotta pick up that dogs crap!

                      • Zyworski
                        Zyworski  2 days back

                        AS soon as 5 and 6 speed automatic transmissions came out the desirability of a manual transmission dropped considerably. If all I had to chose from were 3 and 4 speed automatics I would go for a stick shift in a heartbeat.

                        • Dio Black
                          Dio Black  2 days back

                          Dad is buying one of these as a last car before he passes. We were watching videos of this vette on the track, amazing to say the least. It destroyed so many more expensive cars in attributes. Longevity? 85k? I told him go old school but hes set on this one. It will cost him his condo in NM.

                          • Aaron Harvey
                            Aaron Harvey  2 days back

                            This didn't have a goddamn thing to do with the Corvette.

                            • Richard Moore
                              Richard Moore  2 days back

                              Got to be manual. Love being involved and a "part" of the car. Also, being able to hold gears for longer, especially driving a diesel van to blast it up to speed quicker.

                              • swish1onu
                                swish1onu  2 days back

                                Scotty.. there is no such thing as a REAL corvette.

                                • ceedub87
                                  ceedub87  2 days back

                                  Rev up your lazy people!

                                  • Antonio Whitner
                                    Antonio Whitner  2 days back

                                    It's a real Corvette

                                    • Larry Townsend
                                      Larry Townsend  2 days back

                                      Scotty .......sir, you are a nice guy and probably a great neighbor but dang you often times never get to your post but instead, you go off on tangents that are boring. If 99% of cars are automatic then only 1% of people care about Manuel transmissions in 2019.

                                      • Rob Marks
                                        Rob Marks  2 days back

                                        This guy would die if he was handcuffed

                                        • i_hate_cars
                                          i_hate_cars  2 days back

                                          Strong contrast between the AutoVette vs the late Dodge Viper which ONLY came in standard.

                                          • DaTT78
                                            DaTT78  2 days back

                                            Toyota, Toyota, Toyota, Toyota....Yup, Scotty's channel

                                            • Bama Rush
                                              Bama Rush  2 days back

                                              JEEP Wrangler too

                                              • P
                                                P  3 days back

                                                A corvette is whatever Chevy decides it is. You’re anti GM bias has been obvious for a while.

                                                • abdul nasir
                                                  abdul nasir  1 days back

                                                  Yup, as long as its a V8, Front engine Rear wheel drive, Manual Option and Fiberglass. The whole thing must rattle and fall apart in 15 years if neglected. Corvette character... same as Alfa Romeo, Jaguar, Range Rover etc etc .. except Lexus and Toyota :)

                                              • Leeann Bowser
                                                Leeann Bowser  3 days back

                                                flapping gums

                                                • William King
                                                  William King  3 days back

                                                  Turbo 400 baby

                                                  • Thomas Clifton
                                                    Thomas Clifton  3 days back

                                                    You can get a Toyota Tacoma 4 cylinder 5spd 2wd, we had one at our auto parts store for a delivery vehicle...don't know where you got that information only standard shift available for the Tacoma trd package 4x4.

                                                    • - 0
                                                      - 0  3 days back

                                                      The C8 has automatic because it’s faster than a human. The interior also doesn’t really have a place for the shifter !!!

                                                      • Buck Clary
                                                        Buck Clary  4 days back

                                                        Have you ever been a maestro in a symphony,cause your nailin it

                                                        • Skunk Workz Garage
                                                          Skunk Workz Garage  4 days back

                                                          I love my C6 Corvette with a TR6060 6spd manual. It's the last of the truly raw Corvettes and nothing beats rowing through the gears yourself.

                                                          • Rob B
                                                            Rob B  4 days back

                                                            Toyota SUCKS.

                                                            • redtesta
                                                              redtesta  4 days back

                                                              better start with other MFG's before chevy.. This would be the first time they didn't have stick. Rumor has it their might be a special edition with it. It is a real vette. Lets be real, I love sticks, two of my current cars are stick but chevy had to adjust and adapt. Front engine , 800+ hp wouldn't be put to the ground and the zero to 60 was limited. Whether weight in front instead of back or the speed of an paddle, it was going to go bye bye. The cars you stated with sticks aren't in the same boat as say the vette, Porsche, Ferrari (viper is gone) etc

                                                              • James Smith
                                                                James Smith  5 days back

                                                                I love my standard transmission , 8th gen civic si , only in a 6spd , my wife cant drive it bahahaha ,
                                                                il never go auto til im old and cant drive the standard anymore.

                                                                • James Smith
                                                                  James Smith  5 days back

                                                                  Scotty , NEVER GO FULL BETO
                                                                  cool it with the arms a little , your scaring the kids.

                                                                  • Hersh Johnson
                                                                    Hersh Johnson  5 days back

                                                                    Scotty, love the vid's, but was wondering one thing. If you were put in a straight jacket so your hands/arms couldn't move.... could you still talk?

                                                                    • I-5 Trucker
                                                                      I-5 Trucker  5 days back

                                                                      My semi has an automated manual transmission it’s a manual gear box but it has air actuators and a computer to shift gears for you it works awesome

                                                                      • Lilmiddwest
                                                                        Lilmiddwest  5 days back

                                                                        Newer Chrysler don't have their own transmission 8,9 If I remember from Nissan or another company. Cummins has aisin transmission.

                                                                        • martin martin
                                                                          martin martin  6 days back

                                                                          He misses an opportunity to say a good thing about Chrysler of the past : Torqueflite A-727 . In the mid '50 , the Torqueflite was quite simply the best automatic transmission ever produced . So good that Ford quietly bought the rights to make a copycat . But that was an another era .

                                                                          • DFSLounge
                                                                            DFSLounge  6 days back

                                                                            What happened to the Corvette discussion 😄

                                                                            • ricdaspic
                                                                              ricdaspic  6 days back

                                                                              The base Acura TSX came in standard transmission. 6spd manual until it was discontinued and raplaced by the TLX. I have a 2011 with 200k and the car is still runs strong despite burning oil with only regular maintenance.

                                                                              • _andrew_ _
                                                                                _andrew_ _  6 days back

                                                                                Veloster N only comes in standard

                                                                                • Frank Howard
                                                                                  Frank Howard  6 days back

                                                                                  10:03. One reason for avoiding putting a stick in the new Corvette is probably the fact that it's difficult to engineer a nice feeling shift linkage if it has to go all the way around the motor to get to the transmission.

                                                                                  • cneddy22
                                                                                    cneddy22  6 days back

                                                                                    I have an 08 BMW 528xi with 154,000 miles... I’m hoping it will last me another 50,000 + with no real problems if I keep up on maintenance... I love the car but I’m worried about the transmission etc. it has slipped but only twice in the past 8 months, hope that’s somewhat normal

                                                                                    • Peter Tingley
                                                                                      Peter Tingley  6 days back

                                                                                      Went from corvettes to talking about standard transmissions... idc, its scotty😂😂

                                                                                      • xev1435
                                                                                        xev1435  6 days back

                                                                                        I was told that Renault invented the front wheel drive. Is this true?

                                                                                        • aFatherOfMany
                                                                                          aFatherOfMany  6 days back

                                                                                          I would never buy a mid-engine Corvette because it would be hell to work on, it turns a relatively inexpensive Supercar into a very high maintenance one..... IT'S A NO FOR ME!!!!

                                                                                          • Paul Williams
                                                                                            Paul Williams  6 days back

                                                                                            WTF? Did he even MENTION the Corvette in this video supposedly about the Corvette? HUH?

                                                                                            • Sammy 5150Eddie
                                                                                              Sammy 5150Eddie  6 days back

                                                                                              Transmission = corvette ???