Editor’s Note: The previous version of the video stated the Corvette was a Z06, but it was actually a Corvette with the Z51 package. Both the video and article have been updated.
It’s a battle between the all-wheel drive Nissan GT-R and the rear-wheel drive Chevrolet Corvette Z51.
YouTube channel PRonTheRoad was able to catch a drag race between a GT-R and Corvette Z51 package at one of Club 550+’s events. A video of the race was uploaded Oct. 28 by the YouTube channel, and, per the description and title, it seems as though these are two stock vehicles.
Assuming that they are stock, let’s take a moment to look at the specs of these two.
Engine: Twin-turbo 3.8-liter V6
Torque: 463 lb-ft
Weight: 3,851 lbs
0-60 mph: ~2.8 seconds
Top Speed: 196 mph
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Engine: 6.2-liter V8
Torque: 460 lb-ft
Weight: 3,298 lbs
0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds
Top Speed: N/A
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The 0-60 mph times are off by just close to a second, but the GT-R definitely edges out the Z51. This quicker acceleration time is most likely due to the GT-R AWD setup, allowing it to grip the tarmac from a standstill.
But, if specs aren’t enough for you, check out the video below to see for yourself.
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