Audi R8 vs. Chevrolet Corvette

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$138,700 - $164,900 (MSRP)
$55,495 - $59,495

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.88 / 5
8 Reviews
4.91 / 5
11 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
532 hp
455 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.2L FSI V10 DOHC
6.2L (376 ci) V8 DI (455 hp [339.3 kW] @ 6000 rpm 460 lb
6.2L (376 CI) V8 DI

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
43 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.5 in.
37.9 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/30YR20 - P245/35YR19
P245/35ZR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.4 in.
106.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.7 ft.
37.7 ft.

Length

Length
174.3 in.
176.9 in.

Width

Width
76.4 in.
73.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3505 - 3737 lbs.
3298 - 3362 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
532 hp
455 - 460 hp

Torque

Torque
398 ft. lbs.
460 - 465 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
10 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
8 Cylinders

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.9 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
18 mpg
20 - 16 mpg

City

City
14 mpg
15 - 16 mpg

Highway

Highway
22 - 25 mpg
25 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi R8 Coupe
Chevrolet Corvette

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe - quattro Coupe
Convertible - Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two-Seaters
Two Seater

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
2

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3505 - 3737 lbs.
52 ft³.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 - 18 mpg.
3298 - 3362 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 mpg.
18 - 19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 - 25 mpg.
15 - 16 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-10
25 mpg.

Displacement

Displacement
5.2 L/318
9.3 - 9.8

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
LT1

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
Gas V8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
6.2L/376

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.13
Direct Injection

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.59
M5U - MEP

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88
7 - 8

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14
Automatic - Manual

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.90
2.66 - 4.56

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88
1.78 - 2.97

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.65
1.30 - 2.08

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.59
1.00 - 1.69

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420
0.74 - 1.27

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 - 10.4
0.50 - 1.00

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210
0.42 - 0.85

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
2.90 - 3.82

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone
0.65

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
2.41 - 3.42

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Short/Long Arm

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/30YR20 - P245/35YR19
Short/Long Arm

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P295/35YR19 - P305/30YR20
Transverse Leaf Spring

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.
Transverse Leaf Spring

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 11 - 20 X 11 in.
XFJ

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
XFJ

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
P245/35ZR19

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
P285/30ZR20

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft.
19 x 8.5 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
20 x 10 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Aluminum

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Aluminum

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.4 - 15 in.
37.7 ft.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 in.
Pwr

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.9 gal.
4-Wheel

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.5 in.
Yes

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.9 in.
Yes

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.1 in.
12.6 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.4 in.
13.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
174.3 in.
18.5 gal.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.4 in.
37.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
48.8 in.
43 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.5 in.
55.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63 in.
53.7 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
106.7 in.

Model Group

Model Group
R8
176.9 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
73.9 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
48.8 - 48.9 in.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
5.2
63 in.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
61.7 in.

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
10.0 - 15.0 ft³.

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
10
Corvette

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
Luxury Sport