Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery

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  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    Chevy has started shipping right-hand drive C8 'Vette's in the U.K. and CarWow decided to pit it against a 458 Specialé
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    Under the hood of this bronze beast lies a 6.2-L naturally aspirated crossplank V-8 mill
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    It has been slightly detuned for Europe to comply with stricter emissions norms. It produces 482 hp and 452 lb-ft of torque
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    Power is sent to the rear wheels via an 8-speed Tremec DCT auto
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    The Corvette tips the scales at 3648 lbs and costs a couple of grand shy of a $100,000 in Britain
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    Speaking of prices, the other car here, the 458 Speciale is now valued at half a million dollars
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    Under the hood lies a 4.5-L V-8
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    It produces a whopping 605 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    Power is sent to the rear wheels via a 7-speed DCT auto
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    So the C8 packs more torque, but the Ferrari has more power and is lighter by a couple of 100 lbs
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    While the Corvette took the first round, it was the Ferrari was the fared better taking two rounds out of three
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    It did the 1/4 mile in 11.7s with the C8 covering the same distance in 11.8s
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    In the rolling races from 50mph in automatic mode, the C8 once again kicked down much better than the Ferrari
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    Switching it to manual mode saw the Italian car eventually start to pull away
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
    It also took the brake test thanks to the carbon ceramics. Having said that, purely based on performance, the C8 offers so much more car for the money and it certainly is my pick. Let's see what the Z06 can do against a Speciale. Swipe up to read more.
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
  • Watch A C8 'Vette Give A 458 Specialé A Run For Its Money - gallery
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