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C8 Corvette Z06 Takes On Hennessey’s Venom 1200 Mustang GT500 In A Drag Race

The 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is among the best American performance cars you can buy today. The C8 Z06 is a high-performance vehicle in every aspect, propelled by its 5.5-liter flat-plane V8 engine that delivers 670 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, this boasts an impressive 0-60 mph acceleration in just 2.6 seconds, with a quarter-mile time of 10.6 seconds.

But can it outrun Hennessey’s Venom 1200 Mustang GT500 in a straight line race? The Venom 1200 Mustang, as its name suggests boasts a staggering 1,204 hp and 902 lb-ft of torque, elevating the GT500’s power output by 58 percent. This places it in the same league as some of the most potent supercars on the market.

Watch this video uploaded by Hennessey Performance on their YouTube channel to see how the C8 Corvette Z06 stacks up against the 1200hp Shelby GT500 in a series of rolling drag races at Pennzoil Proving Grounds.