Watch this video by RearWheelDrive featuring a 2023 C8 Corvette Z06 facing off against a McLaren 570S in a quarter-mile drag race, and be surprised with the results! But before you go and watch the clip, let’s break down how these two high-performance vehicles compare on paper.
The 2023 C8 Corvette Z06 has been a game-changer in the performance car market, impressing with its aggressive aesthetics, a high-revving 5.5L LT6 V8 engine pumping out 670 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. Remarkably, the Z06 boasts a curb weight of just 3,434 pounds, enabling it to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in a blistering 2.6 seconds.
In contrast, the McLaren 570S can reach 60 mph in 3.2 seconds, thanks to its M838TE twin-turbo V8 engine, which delivers 562 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque. It’s worth noting that the McLaren is lighter than the C8 Z06, weighing in at just 2,895 lbs.