Road Tests Real world tests of Challenger SRT8 392 vs Corvette

0-60mph

Top speed

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 vs the Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

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Faster in the quarter mile 12 s vs 13.7 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 60mph 3.6 s vs 4.9 s More than 25% faster to 60mph
Faster top speed 198 mph vs 170 mph 28 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Lighter curb weight 3,130 lb vs 4,140 lb Around 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Bigger engine 7,011 cc vs 6,424 cc Around 10% bigger engine
Higher redline 7,000 RPM vs 6,400 RPM Around 10% more revs

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Challenger SRT8 392  vs
Corvette 
Brand Dodge Chevrolet
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2010 2011
Highest auction price $78k, January 2011 $297k, January 2010
Highway mileage 15 MPG 24 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.81 lb/hp 6.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 470 HP @ 6,200 RPM 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 470 ft-lb @ 2,900 RPM 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Max RPM 6,400 RPM 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,424 cc 7,011 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.3:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 4.06 in / 3.58 in 4.13 in / 4 in

road tests

Challenger SRT8 392  vs
Corvette 
Top speed 170 mph 198 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s 12 s
0-60mph 4.9 s 3.6 s

transmission

Drivetrain LX Platform RWD w/ESP RWD w/Electronic Traction Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 6
Gear ratios
1: 3.58:1
2: 2.19:1
3: 1.41:1
4: 1:1
5: 0.83:1
6: 0.57:1
Axle ratio 3.06:1 3.42:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 229 285/30 19
Rear wheels 508/? 229 510/30 20

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,140 lb 3,130 lb
Width 75.7 in 76 in
Height 57 in 49.1 in
Length 197.7 in 174.6 in
Front track width 63 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 116 in 105.7 in
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