How Does The New Chevy Corvette Z06 Examine To The Ferrari 458 And Porsche 911 GT3?



The Ferrari 458, Porsche 911 GT3, and Corvette Z06 all have high-revving naturally-aspirated engines

by Brad Anderson

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 How Does The New Chevy Corvette Z06 Compare To The Ferrari 458 And Porsche 911 GT3?

by Brad Anderson

When creating the 2023 Corvette Z06, Chevrolet’s engineers might have simply benchmarked it towards the present crop of supercars however as an alternative, it determined to benchmark it towards the Ferrari 458 Italia, arguably the best mid-engined naturally aspirated V8 that Ferrari has ever produced. Does this imply the brand new Z06 is a 458 killer?

Prime Gear Journal’s Ollie Marriage just lately headed to the USA to place the brand new automotive by way of its paces and whereas we was doing so, he additionally examined it alongside the 458 Italia and one of many very best sports activities vehicles at the moment on sale, the Porsche 911 GT3.

The evaluation begins out by specializing in the brand new Z06 which Prime Gear examined in Convertible guise with out the Z07 bundle. Whereas this isn’t the quickest, lightest, nor most responsive Z06 variant on supply, Marriage is left significantly impressed with it. He’s significantly keen on the 5.5-liter naturally-aspirated V8 in addition to the totally different driving modes of the automotive, all of which make a major distinction in the way in which that the Z06 performs.

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However is it pretty much as good to drive because the 458 Italia? To search out out, Top Gear managed to get the keys to a silver 458 and examined it back-to-back with the Z06. Marriage says it’s extra thrilling to drive than the Corvette, although it has roughly 110 hp much less. Nevertheless, it does weigh considerably much less and he says it’s the absolute candy spot in Ferrari’s lineage of V8 supercars.

Then there’s the Porsche 911 GT3. To see the way it performs, Prime Gear headed to a monitor and likewise introduced alongside the Corvette. Each vehicles carry out exceptionally properly however finally, the reviewer says he prefers the GT3 given its barely extra hardcore traits.

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