A paper published by an industry group claims the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette will be available with a new eight-speed automatic transmission. Claimed benefits are improved fuel economy, performance, and NVH levels compared to the current six-speed unit.

Audi has released the first photo of its 2014 R18 e-tron quattro LMP1. The new race car is currently undergoing testing and will be ready in time for the start of the 2014 World Endurance Championship.

Toyota is reportedly planning a concept car previewing a new generation of the Toyota Supra for next month’s Detroit Auto Show. Toyota has already dropped a number of hints on the possibility of a new Supra-like sports car in its lineup, so the news doesn’t come as a complete surprise.

You'll find all of this and more in today's car news headlines from around the High Gear Media network, right here at Motor Authority.

2015 Corvette To Feature Eight-Speed Auto, According To SAE Paper

2014 Audi R18 e-tron quattro LMP1 Revealed, Starts Testing

Toyota Supra Concept May Bow At Detroit Auto Show: Report

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