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American or Italian Supercar: C8 Corvette Z06 vs Maserati MC20

While Europe has traditionally dominated the supercar scene, America is making a comeback with the Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06, a mid-engined V8 beast inspired by Ferrari. But how does it compete against the likes of Maserati MC20, a stunning Italian thoroughbred with a powerful yet unconventional 3-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine?

Both cars boast 8-speed dual-clutch transmissions and rear-wheel drive, but their personalities differ greatly. The MC20 takes an unconventional approach with its V6, while the Corvette Z06 features a revolutionary mid-engined design, a first for Corvette. The MC20 boasts a rich heritage in motorsport, evident in its aggressive styling and dihedral doors.

Maserati’s V6 utilizes F1-inspired technology for efficient power generation, making it surprisingly quick. The Corvette Z06, on the other hand, roars with a classic V8 soundtrack and delivers similar power despite having two extra cylinders.

Rory Reid from AutoTrader compares the Maserati MC20 and the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with a track-focused Z07 package, a powerful American mid-engine monster, to see which one is the best.