2011 Chevrolet
Corvette Z06
vs. 2011 Lamborghini
Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

10.0

starting from

$75,325

Reasons to buy the Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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Quite expensive
$75,325
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Cruise control
Standard
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Great cornering ability
1.07 g
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Below average highway fuel efficiency
24 mpg
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore

9.8

starting from

$196,995

Reasons to buy the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore

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Basic warranty with unlimited miles
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Good braking distance from 60mph
112 ft
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Blindingly fast 1/4 mile time
11.2 s s @ unknown mph
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Average range in the city
309 miles
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 9.6
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Winner: Corvette Z06
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  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the Corvette Z06's power seats; requires an optional upgrade on the Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
Road Tests 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Both cars have phenomenal cornering abilities
  • Both cars have extraordinary top speeds for this class of vehicle
  • Both posted blazingly fast 1/4 mile times
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  • Very powerful
  • Both cars are very sporty
  • Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
Cost 10.0 vs -
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  • Shorter-lasting basic warranty
  • Very inefficient in the city
  • Very expensive
Safety Features 10.0 vs -
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  • Limited number of airbags
Practicality 10.0 vs -
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  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
  • Neither offers a folding rear seat
  • Few seats
Entertainment System 10.0 vs -
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  • Neither offers an entertainment system
  • Neither offers satellite radio
Overall 10.0 vs 9.8

Luxury Features

Chevrolet
Corvette Z06
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore Lamborghini
Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Optional Conveniently adjust your seat with the Corvette Z06's power seats; requires an optional upgrade on the Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Road Tests

Chevrolet
Corvette Z06
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore Lamborghini
Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
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0-60 mph 4.3 seconds vs 3.9 seconds Both cars have lightning fast acceleration
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Braking distance at 60mph 121 ft vs 112 ft Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle
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1/4 mile 12.3 s s @ 122.0 mph mph vs 11.2 s s @ unknown mph Both posted blazingly fast 1/4 mile times
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Lateral acceleration 1.07 g vs 1 g Both cars have phenomenal cornering abilities
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Top speed 190 mph vs 199 mph Both cars have extraordinary top speeds for this class of vehicle

Crash Test Ratings

Chevrolet
Corvette Z06
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore Lamborghini
Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
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Rollover resistance Unknown vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Performance

Chevrolet
Corvette Z06
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore Lamborghini
Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
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Horsepower 505 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 550 HP @ 8,000 RPM Very powerful
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 Average number of gears
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Transmission Manual transmission vs Automatic transmission The Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore's automatic transmission is convenient for stop-and-go traffic
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Unknown
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 6.3 lb/hp vs 5.5 lb/hp Both cars are very sporty
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Drivetrain type rear-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive Both have the usual drivetrain for this class of vehicle
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Curb-to-curb turning radius Unknown vs Unknown

Cost

Chevrolet
Corvette Z06
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore Lamborghini
Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
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MSRP $75,325 vs $196,995 Very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 15 mpg vs 13 mpg Very inefficient in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs Unknown
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Safety Features

Chevrolet
Corvette Z06
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore Lamborghini
Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Unknown
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Airbags 3 vs 3 Limited number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Not Available vs Not Available
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Roadside assistance system OnStar vs None

Practicality

Chevrolet
Corvette Z06
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore Lamborghini
Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore
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Passengers 2 vs 2 Few seats
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Highway driving range 432 miles vs 476 miles The Gallardo LP 550-2 Bicolore has OK highway range, but the Corvette Z06 is very limited
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Cargo space 22.4 ft3 vs Unknown
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front seats 51.9 ft3 vs Unknown
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folding rear seats Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a folding rear seat
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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roof rails Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers roof rails
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navigation system Optional vs Optional Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
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Cupholders 2 vs Unknown
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Entertainment System

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Corvette Z06
2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
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Number of speakers 7 vs Unknown
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs Unknown
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Unknown
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Has subwoofer No vs Unknown
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entertainment system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers an entertainment system

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