Watch The New C8 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray Destroy Italian Supercars In A 1/4-Mile Drag Race

The C8 Corvette E-Ray made historical past when Chevrolet introduced it not too long ago. It was the primary mannequin of the enduring American sports activities automotive to characteristic an all-wheel-drive and a hybrid drivetrain. The automotive takes the novelty that the primary mid-engine Corvette introduced again in 2020 to a different degree.

With a distinct sort of Corvette comes completely different comparisons. In a brand new video from Hagerty, Jason Cammisa pits the brand new C8 E-Ray up towards two Italian rivals: the Ferrari F8, and the Lamborghini Huracan Evo. He additionally offers a comparability with fellow Corvette sibling, the C8 Z06.


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Comparability Of The Corvettes, Lamborghini Huracan Evo, And Ferrari F8

The E-Ray pumps out 655 horsepower with its mixed hybrid drive which with its higher traction ought to give it an opportunity to beat the Z06. The track-focused Corvette Z06 packs 670 horsepower from its LT6 V8, which Cammisa reminds viewers is probably the most highly effective naturally aspirated manufacturing V8 on this planet. It additionally contains a uncommon design for a Corvette engine with its flat-plane crank design.

The 2 European automobiles current additionally pack some critical punch. The 2021 Ferrari F8 Spider has a 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8 with 710 horsepower. The 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo delivers 602 horsepower from its 5.2-liter V10, it simply so occurs to be the one non-V8 automotive current. With the rivals all packing north of 600 horsepower, this needs to be a superb race.

Corvette E-Ray VS Lamborghini and Ferrari

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With the spec sheets poured over, it is time for the drag race. The Corvette E-Ray jumps out to an early lead and holds onto it the entire time finishing the quarter mile in a staggering 10.4 seconds at 129 MPH. The F8 follows with a ten.6-second-quarter mile at 137 MPH. The Lamborghini is final with a nonetheless very quick 11.1-second-quarter mile at 129 MPH. In earlier testing from Hagerty, the Z06 Corvette did a ten.5 second-quarter mile, placing it simply behind the E-Ray.

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Whereas the E-Ray did trounce within the quarter-mile, the electrical motor offers out round 110 MPH. Which means that in a roll-race, the Ferrari “would stroll” on the Corvette. Past the quarter-mile, the lighter and extra highly effective Z06 would additionally give its electrified sibling a run for its cash. With efficiency like this from the 2 efficiency Corvettes, it’s thrilling what to assume the rumored C8 ZR-1 Corvette might seem like.

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