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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

V-8 supercharged
647 ps (638 bhp)
819 Nm (604 lb-ft)
1528 kg (3369 lbs)
424 ps / tonne
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Ferrari 458 Italia

570 ps (562 bhp)
540 Nm (398 lb-ft)
1485 kg (3274 lbs)
384 ps / tonne

Lap Times 18

  Corvette ZR1458 Italia
Mireval 1:32.351:31.60
Motortrend Figure-8 0:23.000:23.60
Virginia International Raceway Grand East Course (pre 01/2014) 2:45.632:49.90
Nürburgring Nordschleife 7:19.637:38.00
Spring Mountain (Radical loop section) 1:15.991:17.99
Hockenheim Short 1:08.301:09.70
Rockingham International Super Sportscar 1:32.401:28.30
Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours Club 1:19.331:20.16
Nürburgring Nordschleife Full 7:41.507:32.92
El Toro TopGear US 1:22.401:23.30
Haute Saintonge 1:00.541:00.27
Tsukuba 1:02.551:02.24
Willow Springs - Streets of Willow 1:21.901:22.30
Luk Driving Center 1:06.581:05.44
SportAuto wet handling test 1:35.801:33.60
Top Gear Track 1:20.401:19.10
Laguna Seca (post 1988) 1:33.701:36.22
Anglesey National 0:59.900:59.20


  Corvette ZR1458 Italia
Top speed 334 kph (208 mph)338 kph (210 mph)
0 - 40 kph 1.5 s1.3 s
0 - 50 kph 1.6 s1.5 s
0 - 80 kph 3.1 s2.6 s
0 - 100 kph 3.2 s3.1 s
0 - 130 kph 5.0 s4.7 s
0 - 200 kph 10.3 s9.2 s
0 - 300 kph 32.6 s32.4 s
0 - 60 mph 3.3 s3.0 s
0 - 100 mph 6.9 s6.2 s
0 - 150 mph 15.9 s15.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 7.3 s @ 102.5 mph7.2 s @ 105.6 mph
1/4 mile 11.2 s @ 130.5 mph10.8 s @ 134.2 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 17.6 s @ 151.6 mph17.1 s @ 157.2 mph
Est. 1 mile 28.7 s @ 176.5 mph28.0 s @ 176.5 mph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 7.1 s6.1 s
Est. 200 - 300 kph 22.3 s23.2 s
60 mph - 0 28 m (91 ft)30 m (99 ft)
70 mph - 0 43 m (142 ft)45 m (146 ft)
Lateral acceleration 1.10 g (11 m/s²)1.02 g (10 m/s²)


  Corvette ZR1458 Italia
Track Performance 17571745
Straight line speed 17191938
Total 34763683


458 Italia is the fastest by a small margin.

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cosimo  9m ago

c7 paint quality lol, must've been a nightmare for the previous generations to stay on for quite a while before it would evaporate



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Fastedee  9m ago

But America has best quality after England and Ferrari????

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Jay_Karthi  4y ago

in a rolling start drag race zr1 will smoke 458 italia.


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Fastedee  10m ago


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saxy  5y ago

If the 458 is faster than the ZR1 at accelerating to 60, 100, 125, 150, then how would the 1/4 mile time be slower? Fact is, the ZR1 1/4 lap is the absolute idea conditions (sticky drag strip), while getting the perfect launch possible with minimal wheel spin. The 458 just does it almost anywhere, anytime, and always consistent assuming no rain


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LSM  9m ago

Where are you seeing the 458 being slower in the 1/4 mile? It says it was 0.4 seconds faster and at just under 4mph higher. Heres the really big difference for me, the ZR1 costs less than half of the 458, 1/3 of the cost depending on which 458 is for sale. Is the slight advantage of the Ferrari really worth an extra $150-200k out of your pocket? Ill take the ZR1!

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Dooziedood  5y ago

I think it has something to do with your name. Please change it!

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Kate Upton  5y ago

Kate Uptoncomment marked hidden? I was only telling Eric that Wikipedia is not a reliable source.

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Kate Upton  5y ago

@South Park
Wikipedia is not a reliable source.

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Eric Cartman  5y ago

Yeah, Chipmunk is right. The Shelby Crown Victoria Super Snake eats both the 458 and ZR1. That kind of rare Crown Victoria beats the Jaguar XJ220, the Nissan R390 GT1 road car, the Ferrari Enzo, the Porsche Carrera GT, and the Pagani Zonda F as well, with a top speed of 222 mph.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Special_Vehicle_Team

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Chipmunk  5y ago

Why my comment below got hidden? Cuz of my name? Chip, chip!

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Chipmunk  5y ago

Of course the Shelby Crown Victoria Super Snake eats both the Ferrari 458 Italia and the Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 for breakfast!

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Hamcee  5y ago

i know some people will disagree, but wouldnt it be more fair if we would take the 2:50 on VIR from the zr1.

as the 2:45 was clearly made by a better driver and by c&d testing all those car on the same track by the same drive we do have the perfect comparison

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Guest  5y ago

Ferrari over Chevrolet every day.

California > Grand Sport/C7 Stingray/C7 Z51
458 Italia > Z06
458 Speciale > ZR1

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Z  5y ago

Which will be faster, C7 ZR1 or 458 speciale? I believe that Ferrari will be faster on track.

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Karthick01  5y ago

@Z Yes.

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Z  5y ago

Very unexpected. It is very hard to beat ZR1. 458 is a great car!

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Karthick01  5y ago

Ferrari 458 Italia won as I Expected.

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Sal30  7y ago

The 2012 ZR1 eats the 458 all day!

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Apathy  7y ago

There are many tracks where the two are very very close, nearly identical.

So it's more like: 7,6,2 (458,ZR1, close).
Many of the times are within half a second of each other and one is .27 away from being even. It clearly boils down to the track type, conditions, and driver when determining which car is quicker around a track.

In a straight line, there is no competition. The 458 is clearly quicker.

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MondayBlues  7y ago



Z06 CANNOT beat a 458 proven in this vid! So don't talk crap!

ZR1 can't even beat a F430 Scud FFS


People like you should be banned from making any comments! I really have no idea where you get your info from?

And aparthy how is 9-6 tracks evenly matched? that's a lose for the ZR1...

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The expert-one  7y ago

g is correct.ZR1 blows away the 458 in a drag

Are you sure ?
Seems you are wrong


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