1988 Chevrolet Corvette Z51

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Rank: #4

Class: 1988

0-60 Time: 6.0 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from 1988 are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #4 in this class is the 1988 Chevrolet Corvette Z51, which races 0-60 mph in 6 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Spirited Cars.

It lags behind the #3 ranked 1988 Lotus Esprit Turbo by 0.2 seconds and darts ahead of the #5 ranked 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera by 0.1 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1988 Chevrolet Corvette Z51 vs. 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Chevrolet, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1988.

Vehicle information

Year: 1988

Make: Chevrolet

Model: Corvette Z51

Engine: V-8

Horsepower: 245

Torque: 340

Transmission: 4M

Curb Weight: 3330

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $34,034

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #25

Best 0-60 Time: 6.0 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 14.6 seconds

@ speed: 95.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 158.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.9 G

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