Is the 2022 Chevrolet C8 Corvette faster than the Acura NSX Type S?

The current generation of the NSX is here after 2022, although some rumors claim it may return. But before you say sayonara, the Acura 2022 NSX offers the S-Type treatment. However, there is an affordable mid-engine sports car that can rival the heir to the original mid-engined, daily-driving supercar: the Chevrolet C8 Corvette. However, while the current-generation Corvette can keep up with more powerful and more expensive cars, is it nearly as fast as the 2022 NSX Type S? To answer that, the YouTube team choke house hit the dragstrip.

2022 Chevrolet C8 Corvette vs. 2022 Acura NSX Type S: Specs and 0-60 mph time

2022 Acura NSX Type S. 2022 Chevrolet C8 Corvette
Engine and motor arrangement 3.5 liter twin-turbocharged V6 with AC electric motor
Dual front AC electric motors
6.2L V8
horse power 600 HP (combined) 495 hp
torque 492 lb-ft (built-in) 470 lbs ft
Transmission Nine-speed dual-clutch automatic Eight-speed dual-clutch automatic
curb weight 3960 lbs (standard)
3903 lbs (with lightweight package)
3535 lbs
0-60 mph time 2.9 seconds (car and driver) 2.8 seconds (car and driver)

The 2022 NSX Type S might look like a more powerful and lighter version of Acura’s AWD hybrid if you take a look at its specs. But while it’s also so much more.

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