Road Tests Real world tests of F-TYPE vs Corvette

0-60mph

F-TYPE V8 S
5.03 s
Corvette Z06
3.6 s

1/4 mile

F-TYPE V8 S
13.35 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Jaguar F-TYPE

Reasons to consider the
Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S

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Has an air compressor Supercharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
More expensive sticker price $92k vs $74k Around 25% more expensive harder to own
Front view of Chevrolet Corvette

Reasons to consider the
Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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Faster to 60mph 3.6 s vs 5.03 s Around 30% faster to 60mph
Faster in the quarter mile 12 s vs 13.35 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
Much bigger engine 7,011 cc vs 5,000 cc More than 40% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,130 lb vs 3,671 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Better power-to-weight ratio 6.26 lb/hp vs 7.42 lb/hp More than 15% better power-to-weight ratio

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

F-TYPE  vs
Corvette 
Brand Jaguar Chevrolet
Price 92,000 74,305
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2014 2011
City mileage 16 MPG 15 MPG
Highway mileage 23 MPG 24 MPG

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD RWD w/Electronic Traction Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 8 6
Axle ratio 3.31:1 3.42:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 15 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear brakes 14.8 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Front wheels 255/35 20 285/30 19
Rear wheels 508/? 267 510/30 20

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,671 lb 3,130 lb
Width 75.7 in 76 in
Height 51.5 in 49.1 in
Length 176 in 174.6 in
Front track width 62.4 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 103.2 in 105.7 in

road tests

F-TYPE  vs
Corvette 
1/4 mile 13.35 s 12 s
0-60mph 5.03 s 3.6 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.42 lb/hp 6.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 495 HP @ 6,500 RPM 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 460 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Unknown Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,000 cc 7,011 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Supercharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9.5:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.64 in / 3.66 in 4.13 in / 4 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2
Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S
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Chevrolet Corvette Z06
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