Road Tests Real world tests of Supra Turbo vs Corvette

0-60mph

Top speed

Supra Turbo
156 mph
Corvette Z06
198 mph

0-100mph

Supra Turbo
12.3 s
Corvette Z06
8.3 s

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Toyota Supra Turbo

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Toyota Supra Turbo

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Has an air compressor Twin turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Front view of Chevrolet Corvette

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Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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Faster top speed 198 mph vs 156 mph 42 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
A lot faster in the quarter mile 12 s vs 13.7 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
Way more more powerful engine 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 322 HP @ 5,800 RPM More than 55% stronger engine
Faster to 100mph 8.3 s vs 12.3 s Around 35% faster to 100mph
Much bigger engine 7,011 cc vs 3,000 cc More than 2.2x bigger engine
More torque 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM vs 321 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM Around 45% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More expensive sticker price $74k vs $38k Around 95% more expensive harder to own
Significantly better power-to-weight ratio 6.26 lb/hp vs 10.58 lb/hp More than 40% better power-to-weight ratio
Lighter curb weight 3,130 lb vs 3,408 lb Around 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Supra Turbo  vs
Corvette 
Brand Toyota Chevrolet
Price 38,000 74,305
Year 1993-1997 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.58 lb/hp 6.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 322 HP @ 5,800 RPM 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 321 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Max RPM 6,800 RPM 7,000 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,000 cc 7,011 cc
Air compressor Twin turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 3.39 in 4.13 in / 4 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

road tests

Supra Turbo  vs
Corvette 
Top speed 156 mph 198 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s 12 s
0-60mph 5 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 12.3 s 8.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD RWD w/Electronic Traction Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.27:1 3.42:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 432/? 203 285/30 19
Rear wheels 432/? 241 510/30 20

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,408 lb 3,130 lb
Width 71.3 in 76 in
Height 50.2 in 49.1 in
Length 177.7 in 174.6 in
Front track width 59.9 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 100.4 in 105.7 in
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