Chevrolet Corvette C5 vs Porsche 911 Carrera

Picture of Chevrolet Corvette C5 (344 PS)
Picture of Porsche 911 Carrera (996)
Category Corvette C5Porsche 911 Carrera
Engine layout 5.7 l V83.4 l B6
Max power (ps / bhp) 344 / 339300 / 296
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 483 / 356350 / 258
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1500 / 33071378 / 3038
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 229 / 226218 / 215

Acceleration

Speed & distance Corvette C5Porsche 911 Carrera
0 - 60 kph 2.8 s2.3 s
0 - 80 kph 3.9 s3.5 s
0 - 100 kph 5.3 s4.9 s
0 - 120 kph 6.9 s6.8 s
0 - 140 kph 9.3 s9.5 s
0 - 160 kph 11.5 s11.0 s
0 - 180 kph 15.0 s14.2 s
0 - 200 kph 18.5 s17.9 s
1000 m 24.1 s23.9 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 4.1 s4.7 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 14.0 s14.2 s
0 - 60 mph 4.8 s4.6 s
0 - 100 mph 11.1 s10.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.7 s @ 88.9 mph9.5 s @ 90.1 mph
1/4 mile 13.2 s @ 109.3 mph13.0 s
1 mile 32.9 s @ 150.4 mph33.0 s @ 150.3 mph

General performance

Category Corvette C5Porsche 911 Carrera
Top speed 280 kph (174 mph)282 kph (175 mph)
0 - 100 mph - 0 15.7 s16.5 s
Est. max acceleration 0.56 g (6 m/s²)0.58 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 60.5 kph (37.6 mph)66.1 kph (41.1 mph)
36m slalom 114.0 kph (70.8 mph)127.2 kph (79.0 mph)
Fuel economy 10.1 l/100 km (23 mpg US / 28 UK)8.8 l/100 km (27 mpg US / 32 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.93 g (9 m/s²)0.93 g (9 m/s²)
100 kph - 0 37 m (120 ft)36 m (119 ft)
60 mph - 0 35 m (116 ft)34 m (111 ft)

Summary

Category Corvette C5Porsche 911 Carrera
Track Performance 464500
Straight line speed 27393041
Total 32033541

Verdict

911 Carrera is the fastest by a small margin.

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