A C8 Corvette Z06 Will Eat A Shelby Mustang GT500 Alive On The Observe



This YouTuber lapped the identical circuit 3.5 seconds quicker within the Corvette Z06 in comparison with a Shelby GT500

by Brad Anderson

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 A C8 Corvette Z06 Will Eat A Shelby Mustang GT500 Alive On The Track

by Brad Anderson

In the event you have been happening a monitor day, would you relatively drive the C8 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 or the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500?

No matter whether or not you’re within the Chevrolet camp or a Ford fanatic, you’ll little doubt agree that each automobiles are very spectacular. Sure, they’re fairly totally different from one another, however each present simply how good American-built sports activities automobiles may be.

A younger YouTuber by the title of Velocity Phenom occurs to personal each a Corvette Z06 and a Shelby GT500 and in contrast to different house owners, isn’t afraid of pushing them to their respective limits on the racetrack. In his newest video, he reveals side-by-side laps of the identical racetrack within the two automobiles and in relation to a sizzling lap, the Corvette has a big benefit.

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When it comes to energy, the Ford has the higher hand with a 5.2-liter supercharged V8 pumping out 760 hp and 625 lb-ft (847 Nm) of torque despatched via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission to the rear wheels. By comparability, the Corvette Z06 is supplied with a 5.5-liter naturally-aspirated V8 and has 670 hp and 460 lb-ft (624 Nm), in addition to an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission.

The YouTuber commends each automobiles for his or her spectacular monitor efficiency. He’s notably keen on the linear energy band of each automobiles and commends the distinctive brakes of the GT500. Nonetheless, he prefers the driving place of the Z06 and says it’s straightforward to toss via the corners due to its total lighter weight. Finally, his greatest lap time within the Corvette was some 3.5 seconds faster than his greatest lap within the GT500.

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It’s value noting that the Corvette does have stickier tires within the type of Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R tires in comparison with the ‘customary’ Pilot Sport Cup 2 ones of the Ford.


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