11.3 seconds at 121 mphAugust 29, 2019
The new C8 may be a 11.3 second car
A photo is worth 1,000 words, and it may take you longer to look over the picture below than the new C8 dispatches the quarter mile.
It always comes up when talking about sports cars, and is one of the biggest bragging/selling points, how long does it take to cover the quarter mile. Per a photo posted to CorvetteForum, the mid-engine Corvette will supposedly knock out the quarter mile in just 11.3 seconds at 121 mph. This photo hasn’t been confirmed as legitimate and was apparently taken during the Corvettes at Carlisle event. Per the forum user, the photo is from a booklet that detailed many 2020 Corvette Stingray specs. It’s unclear if this figure is for the base Corvette or for the 5hp more powerful Z51 optioned version.
For comparison, the 11.3 second time is about a full second quicker than the C7-generation Corvette with the Z51 package. The current Z06 does a 10.95 second quarter-mile time at 127 mph. It is rumored that the 2022 C8 Z06 (or it may be called a ZR1) will get a twin-turbo V8 producing 800hp and around 700 lb-ft of torque. It will be interesting to see the quarter mile times with the added 300hp.
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