Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery

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  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    The guys at Edmunds have been staging some pretty cool drag races at Willow SPrings for a while now
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    This latest duel see the Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance take on the potent Chevy C8
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    In fact this very Mach-Et also recently went up against the Tesla Model Y and the Mustang GT500
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    In the blue corner, we have a very blue Chevy C8 Corvette. Now, while all eyes are currently on the ZO6, you can't ignore the regular Vette and its no slouch
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    Here are the numbers. So the Mach-E on paper has more torque but the C8 is way lighter. Let's see how these numbers translate on track. Its RWD vs AWD
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    WIth that, its time for Round One
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    This view really is epic isn't it
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    Both cars set off and are pretty much neck and neck up to 60 mph
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    But past that speed, the Chevy begins to pull away from the Ford, why? Because the Mach-E GT has access to the full 485 hp only for five seconds
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    And as a consequence, the Chevy took round one
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    The pair decide to go once again and for round two, the C8 may have just jumped the start
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    It was a just over a car length ahead straight off the bat
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    And it pretty much stayed that way all the way to the finish line, with the gap only getting bigger
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    The Vette managed 113 mph in the traps
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    The third and final round was a 30 mph roll race on the main straight
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
    And this time round, the driver in the Mustang jumped the start and just about managed to fend off the C8
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
  • Drag Race C8 Corvette vs Mustang Mach-E - gallery
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