The 2012 Corvette ZR1 and Corvette Racing’s C6.R go head to head in this dream drag race matchup. Can the supercharged 638-horsepower production Corvette beat the 500-horsepower naturally-aspirated race car? Road & Track has been pondering that eternal question and recently had the opportunity to put the two siblings to the test. We’ll have more

America’s best vs. Japan’s best – the rear-wheel-drive, manually shifted, 505-hp 2012 Corvette Z06 Centennial Edition against Nissan’s high-tech, twin-turbo, 545-hp 2013 Nissan GT-R Premium. That’s what the folks at Edmund’s insideline.com carried to the battlefield recently, with the same results as World War II this time around. Score one for the good ol’ USA.