How Does The C8 Corvette Z06 Compare Against The Porsche 911 GT3 RS?
Chevrolet and Porsche present two highly competitive sports car contenders in the current market. The 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, offers an affordable yet immensely powerful mid-engine race car experience for the road. In this pursuit, the Corvette inevitably faces off against Porsche’s latest 992 generation GT3 RS, one of the most extreme 911s designed for both road and track.
The 2023 Corvette Z06 boasts a 5.5-liter V8 engine paired with an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, generating 670 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. Weighing at 3,670 lbs, the ‘Vette is notably heavier than the 911 GT3 RS.
On the other hand, the 911 GT3 RS features a 4.0-liter flat-six engine delivering 518 horsepower and 342 pound-feet of torque, connected to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Designed with track usage in mind, it weighs around 3,211 pounds, featuring stiffer suspension and hardcore aerodynamics.
To determine which car reigns supreme, CAR magazine’s James Dennison presents a comparison video, analyzing these two highly focused sports cars and their road capabilities.