Road Tests Real world tests of One Car vs Corvette


One Car
1.7 s
Corvette Z06
3.6 s

Top speed

One Car
225 mph
Corvette Z06
198 mph

Nurburgring time

One Car
Corvette Z06

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Formula One Car

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Much higher redline 18,000 RPM vs 7,000 RPM More than 2.5x more revs
A lot faster to 60mph 1.7 s vs 3.6 s 2.1x faster to 60mph
Much more powerful engine 900 HP vs 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM 80% stronger engine
Faster top speed 225 mph vs 198 mph 27 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Significantly lighter curb weight 1,415 lb vs 3,130 lb 2.2x lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Much great lap time on the 20.6km Nurburgring 5:58.0 vs 7:22.68 Around 20% great lap time on the 20.6km Nurburgring
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Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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Much bigger engine 7,011 cc vs 2,400 cc Around 3x bigger engine
More torque 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM vs 295 ft-lb Around 60% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power

Specifications Full list of technical specs


One Car  vs
Brand Formula Chevrolet
Type of car Race car Production car
Year 2013 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 1.57 lb/hp 6.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 900 HP 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 295 ft-lb 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Max RPM 18,000 RPM 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear brakes Ventilated Disc Disc
Front wheels Unknown/? 13 285/30 19
Rear wheels Unknown/? Unknown 510/30 20

road tests

One Car  vs
Top speed 225 mph 198 mph
0-60mph 1.7 s 3.6 s
20.6km nurburgring time 5:58.0 7:22.68


Displacement 2,400 cc 7,011 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Bore/stroke 4 in / Unknown 4.13 in / 4 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,415 lb 3,130 lb
Width 1,800 in 76 in
Height 950 in 49.1 in
Length 4,800 in 174.6 in
Wheelbase 118 in 105.7 in
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