Road Tests Real world tests of Stealth RT Turbo vs Corvette

0-60mph

Top speed

Corvette Z06
198 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Dodge Stealth RT Turbo

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Dodge Stealth RT Turbo vs the Chevrolet Corvette Z06.

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Faster top speed 198 mph vs 160 mph 38 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
A lot faster in the quarter mile 12 s vs 14.2 s More than 15% faster at the drag strip
A lot faster to 100mph 8.3 s vs 15 s Around 45% faster to 100mph
Way more more powerful engine 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 296 HP @ 5,500 RPM Around 70% stronger engine
Way more expensive sticker price $74k vs $30k Around 2.5x more expensive harder to own
Significantly more torque 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM vs 307 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM More than 50% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Much bigger engine 7,011 cc vs 2,972 cc More than 2.2x bigger engine
Much better power-to-weight ratio 6.26 lb/hp vs 12.84 lb/hp 2.1x better power-to-weight ratio
Lighter curb weight 3,130 lb vs 3,801 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Stealth RT Turbo  vs
Corvette 
Brand Dodge Chevrolet
Price 30,000 74,305
Year 1991 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 12.84 lb/hp 6.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 296 HP @ 5,500 RPM 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 307 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Max RPM 7,000 RPM 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,972 cc 7,011 cc
Cylinders V6 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.59 in / 2.99 in 4.13 in / 4 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,801 lb 3,130 lb
Width 72.4 in 76 in
Height 49.1 in 49.1 in
Length 180.5 in 174.6 in
Front track width 61.4 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 97.2 in 105.7 in

road tests

Stealth RT Turbo  vs
Corvette 
Top speed 160 mph 198 mph
1/4 mile 14.2 s 12 s
0-60mph 5.4 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 15 s 8.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD w/Viscous Coupling and Rear LSD RWD w/Electronic Traction Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 6
Axle ratio 3.55:1 3.42:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 432/? 216 285/30 19
Rear wheels 432/? 216 510/30 20
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