Corvette Stingray vs Shelby GT500 in the Ultimate Track Battle [video]

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Both the Mustang Shelby GT500 and the Chevrolet Corvette will go down in history as two of the most legendary muscle/sportscars ever built. It’s a fact. But answering the question of “who’s best,” well, that’s no easy task.

In order to give us a better understanding of each of these American icons, Edmunds took them to the track and gave them a little room to stretch their legs. As a reminder, the Chevy Corvette does come in as the power underdog with only 455-hp from its 6.2-liter V8, while the Shelby packs the ponies with 662-hp via a supercharged 5.8-liter V8.

Of course, weight, design and a few other factors do lend these two cars each to a different set of skills. Question is, who will come out on top? Watch the comparison below to find out:

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