The C8 Corvette is designed for high-speed performance both on straight lines and race tracks. While not specifically tailored for the 1/4 mile drag strip, it can outperform many vehicles, showcasing its impressive sports car capabilities.
In a video from the MotorTube YouTube channel, a 2021 C8 Corvette takes on a 2021 Jeep Trackhawk in a drag race. The Jeep Trackhawk, a high-performance vehicle with a potent supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine, boasts 707 hp and 645 lb-ft of torque but is notably heavier at 5,300 lbs. It achieves 0-60 in approximately 3.5-4.0 seconds.
The 2021 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Stingray, with its 6.2-liter LT2 V8 engine, delivers 490 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque, weighing 3,534 lbs. The Stingray accelerates impressively, reaching 0-60 in just 2.9 seconds, with a top speed of 194 mph.
Considering these specs, did the lighter Corvette or the more powerful Trackhawk won the the straight-line race? Watch the video to find out!