Road Tests Real world tests of GT350 vs Corvette

0-60mph

GT350
4.2 s
Corvette Z06
3.6 s

0-100mph

GT350
9.2 s
Corvette Z06
8.3 s

1/4 mile

GT350
12.4 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Shelby GT350

Reasons to consider the
Shelby GT350

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More powerful engine 550 HP 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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Much bigger engine 7,011 cc vs 5,000 cc More than 40% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,130 lb vs 3,949 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Slightly faster in the quarter mile 12 s vs 12.4 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
More expensive sticker price $74k vs $60k Around 25% more expensive harder to own
Slightly better power-to-weight ratio 6.26 lb/hp vs 7.18 lb/hp Around 15% better power-to-weight ratio

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GT350  vs
Corvette 
Brand Shelby Chevrolet
Price 60,000 74,305
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.18 lb/hp 6.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 491 ft-lb 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,949 lb 3,130 lb

road tests

GT350  vs
Corvette 
1/4 mile 12.4 s 12 s
0-60mph 4.2 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 9.2 s 8.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive RWD w/Electronic Traction Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

engine

Displacement 5,000 cc 7,011 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Shelby GT350
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Chevrolet Corvette Z06
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