Chevrolet Corvette vs. BMW 8 Series

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$55,900 - $60,400
$111,900 - $121,400

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.71 / 5
7 Reviews
4.33 / 5
3 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
455 hp
523 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
6.2L (376 ci) V8 DI (455 hp [339.3 kW] @ 6000 rpm 460 lb
6.2L (376 CI) V8 DI
4.4L 32V V8 w/TwinPower Turbo

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

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

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 in.
38.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10 - 15 cu. ft.
12.4 - 14.8 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
2
4

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/35ZR19
P245/35YR20 - P245/40VR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.7 in.
111.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.7 ft.
39 ft.

Length

Length
176.9 in.
191.2 in.

Width

Width
73.9 in.
74.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3298 - 3362 lbs.
4478 - 4736 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
455 - 460 hp
523 hp

Torque

Torque
460 - 465 ft. lbs.
553 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18 gal.

Combined

Combined
20 - 16 mpg
21 - 22 mpg

City

City
15 - 16 mpg
17 - 18 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
25 - 26 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette
BMW 8 Series

Body Style

Body Style
Convertible - Coupe
Convertible - Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two Seater
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
4

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3298 - 3362 lbs.
4478 - 4736 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 - 19 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 - 16 mpg.
17 - 18 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 mpg.
25 - 26 mpg.

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 - 9.8
8.8 - 8.9

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V8
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
6.2L/376
4.4 L/268

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
M5U - MEP
2TB

Trans Type

Trans Type
7 - 8
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic - Manual
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 - 4.56
5.50

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 - 2.97
3.52

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 - 2.08
2.20

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.69
1.72

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - 1.27
1.32

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 - 1.00
1.00

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.42 - 0.85
0.82

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 - 3.82
3.71

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
0.64

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.41 - 3.42
3.40

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Short/Long Arm
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
XFJ
258

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
XFJ
258

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/35ZR19
P245/35YR20 - P245/40VR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P285/30ZR20
P275/30YR20 - P275/35VR19

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 x 8.5 in.
19 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 x 10 in.
19 X 9 - 20 X 9 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.7 ft.
39 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
18 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 in.
38.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43 in.
42.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.2 in.
57.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.7 in.
111.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
176.9 in.
191.2 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.9 in.
74.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
48.8 - 48.9 in.
53 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63 in.
64.1 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.7 in.
64.6 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.0 - 15.0 ft³.
12.4 - 14.8 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Corvette
8 Series

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible - Coupe
Convertible - Coupe

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
6.2
4.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2
4