Horsepower has an addictive affect on some people.
If you're one of those drivers, the standard 430 hp from the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette simply obliterates the ratings of the six-cylinder Porsche Boxster and Nissan 350Z; they're both fine sportscars, but the Chevy Corvette simply outguns them.
The energy from the Porsche 911's more powerful six-cylinder evens things up some, but the 911 is more expensive than the Chevy.
The Corvette's only true competitor is the Dodge Viper, which for 2008 boasts an even 600 hp.
The Viper and Corvette have very different characters, so in reality, they're not direct competitors, but if you're looking for a fight, pitting a Viper against a Corvette Z06 always makes for a good show.
|2008 Chevrolet CorvetteBrowse Used Listings||2008 Dodge Viper SRTBrowse Used Listings||2008 Porsche BoxsterBrowse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V8||Gas V10||Gas Flat 6-cyl|
|2-Door Coupe||2-Door Convertible SRT10||2-Door Roadster|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear-Wheel Drive|
|2 Door Coupe||2 Seat Roadster||2 Door Roadster|
|Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual|