Road Tests Real world tests of Ford GT vs Corvette

0-60mph

Ford GT
3.6 s
Corvette Z06
3.6 s

Top speed

Ford GT
205 mph
Corvette Z06
198 mph

0-100mph

Ford GT
8 s
Corvette Z06
8.3 s

1/4 mile

Ford GT
11.7 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ford GT

Reasons to consider the
Ford GT

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Slightly more powerful engine 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM 10% stronger engine
Front view of Chevrolet Corvette

Reasons to consider the
Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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Bigger engine 7,011 cc vs 5,409 cc Around 30% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,130 lb vs 3,500 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Higher redline 7,000 RPM vs 6,500 RPM Around 10% more revs

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ford GT  vs
Corvette 
Brand Ford Chevrolet
Price 150,000 74,305
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2003-2006 2011
City mileage 12 MPG 15 MPG
Highway mileage 19 MPG 24 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.36 lb/hp 6.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 500 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 229 285/30 19
Rear wheels 483/? 292 510/30 20

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,500 lb 3,130 lb
Width 76.9 in 76 in
Height 44.3 in 49.1 in
Length 182.8 in 174.6 in
Front track width 63 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 105.7 in

road tests

Ford GT  vs
Corvette 
Top speed 205 mph 198 mph
1/4 mile 11.7 s 12 s
0-60mph 3.6 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 8 s 8.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Helical LSD RWD w/Electronic Traction Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
Gear ratios
1: 2.61:1
2: 1.71:1
3: 1.23:1
4: 0.94:1
5: 0.77:1
6: 0.63:1
Axle ratio 3.36:1 3.42:1

engine

Displacement 5,409 cc 7,011 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.4:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.55 in / 4.17 in 4.13 in / 4 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2
Ford GT
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