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‘Vette Fans Probably Oughta Skip This Video: Cobra Vs C6 Z06

I’m gonna go ahead and assume that this unbearably shaky video is due to cameraman being a Corvette fanatic who became fever-stricken at the sight of his favourite getting properly spanked by a Cobra.

My second guess would be that he’s actually a Cobra fan trying to outrun this C6 Z06.

At first I thought this race took place on a dam, but now I’m convinced it was on a bridge, seeing as how this Vette can’t race worth a dam…

Relax, Corvette fans! Jeez, ever heard of a joke? It goes like this: Corvette won.


34 thoughts on “‘Vette Fans Probably Oughta Skip This Video: Cobra Vs C6 Z06”


  1. Yeah but that Cobra is anything but stock . Let Lingenfelter tweak that Vette and see what can happen .

  2. Vette driver was late. Cobra was NOT stock. The “winning car” is almost 500-600 lbs lighter. The camera guy is useless!

    1. But you people don’t complain when the corvettes are 500 pounds lighter, or supercharged.

    2. Who’s complaining? Watch the video. The Vette was so late off the line that the race was over by the 60 foot mark. The Vette would weigh between 3500-3600 lbs unless the guy threw the seats away, while the “Cobra” is a little over 3000 lbs, The Cobra is not stock because it isn’t a real Cobra. People who own “real” Cobras don’t race them against late model Corvettes on a bridge, they probably don’t even take them out their sealed, temperature and humidity controlled storage areas ( a real Cobra is worth over 1 million dollars). Either the Cobra was already slowing down just a second before the camera man started shaking like a leaf or the Vette appears to have been slowly reeling it in ( can’t tell for sure because the camera guy is useless). Oh and who is “you people”? Besides “you people” thinks this “Cobra” has something other than an original 283 or 427 side oiler in it! My “guess” would be a Coyote with a Procharger or maybe even a LS .

  3. Mark Cady says:

    Always loved the Cobra. Another reason why.

  4. Mark Cady says:

    Excuses, excuses, excuses

  5. the cobra was built to race nothing else Carol Shelby knew what he was doing put the Italians in their place at La Mans ! not one year but 3 years ! Zo6 great car for rich bored people !

    1. I have driven 2 different z-06 and a cobra the ride in the vets was better and more toys but when it came just driving pleasure the cobra all the way ! a little foot note I worked for a little while building vettes and enjoyed it then trans am !

  6. they never complain when a vett out race a mustang,, vette lot lighter than mustang,, but they complain a cobra is lot lighter,,, lol

  7. That Vette’s take off looked like Grandma going to the store in a Prius

  8. I didn’t see the vette win. I saw the cameraman have an epileptic fit at the end.

  9. How does anyone know the Cobra was not stock. Was it a 427 Authentic Cobra or some kit car? I doubt it was authentic, those are worth millions.

  10. I’m saying the Cobra was a kit car, with a Chevy engine and a driver that has raced before.


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