Burnout Super Test: Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vs Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

Now here’s a piece of very useful and very important consumer advice. It’s a Burnout Super Test between the 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Centennial Edition and the 2012 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe.

InsideLine in the US usually does very thorough car evaluations and reviews, especially with performance cars. The publication tests quarter-mile acceleration, braking, and lateral g-force cornering. One of the latest tests is simply called the Burnout Super Test.

The rules are simple; how many metres of wheelspin can be sustained from a standstill. As you can see in the test, the Cadillac requires a touch of the brake pedal to get the rears really spinning. In the Corvette, it simply smokes off the line with the bouncing off the rev-limiter.

As you’ll also see, sometimes such tests require vigorous re-runs to get an accurate evaluation and recording. What a hard life it is for some…

Click play below to find out which vehicle eventually is handed the crown. We’d certainly like to see some more of these tests, InsideLine. And may we suggest catering for the supercar buyer’s market as well. Bugattis, Paganis, that segment…

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Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.