0-60 Times and Top Speed: Corvette vs. GT500 vs. 911
With 760 horsepower, the GT500 would seem the favorite in a straight line. Ultimately it is. In testing at our private test track we recorded a 11.3-second quarter-mile pass at 129.9 mph. That edges out the Corvette (11.5 seconds) and the 911 Carrera (11.8 seconds). But the race doesn’t start that way.
In a C8 vs. GT500 drag race, the Corvette is actually quickest to 60 mph, reaching it in 3.4 seconds (3.2 seconds with a 1-foot rollout). The GT500 is right behind, running to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds (3.4 seconds with a 1-foot rollout). The 911 follows the Corvette, reaching 60 mph in 3.6 seconds (3.4 seconds with a 1-foot rollout).
How does the 379-hp 911 outmatch the GT500 to 60 mph? For starters, our test 911 was 777 pounds lighter than our GT500. Also, the 911’s engine