Chevy Corvette C8 Drag Races Cadillac CTS-V, America Wins


Having more power means nothing if you can’t get it to the road. As a case in point, watch as a Cadillac CTS-V races a Chevrolet Corvette C8 that’s just three days fresh from delivery. 

By looking at their raw specs, you might expect the CTS-V to dominate these challenges because of its 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that makes 640 horsepower (477 kilowatts) and 630 pound-feet (855 Newton-meters) of torque, while using an eight-speed gearbox. In comparison, the Corvette’s 6.2-liter V8 is naturally aspirated and offers 495 hp (369 kW) and 470 lb-ft (637 Nm). It has an eight-speed automatic, too.

To add another challenge, these guys are racing on a fairly dirty closed track. There’s construction happening nearby that leaves a fine layer of…

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