Chevy C10 Sleeper Drag Races Cadillac CTS-V, Head Start Leads To Humiliating Loss
Thanks to the footage below, which is from the YouTuber Drag Racing and Car Stuff channel, you’ll hear the announcer refer to the Golden Bowtie machine as a “square body” – as die-hard aficionados will tell you, that’s a chosen nickname. by the community and, if you look at most of the body panels, it’s not hard to see why.
However, General Motors actually referred to said generation as a “rounded line” thanks to the more streamlined styling of the cabin, as it was the first generation of Chevrolet trucks to use computer-aided styling and wind tunnel testing to reduce the trainee.
Of course, these efforts were aimed at improving fuel efficiency, but, given the kind of speed this example can achieve by rushing a quarter-mile, the resulting design is practical, albeit a far cry from what offer modern trucks.
Those soft numbers are due to LS’s fury under the hood, with the 6.0-liter V8 running on an 88mm turbo. And that turbocharger might have something to do with the Chevy leaving the starting line long after the Cadillac, as it looks like the driver of the first was still building a boost.
The CTS-V had prepared its own custom treats, as indicated by its 1/4 mile time – powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 producing 556 horsepower and 551 lb-ft (747 Nm) of torque, the Gen II CTS-V can perform 12 second executions, but this example covered the task significantly faster.
However, his feat was not enough to give this C10 a hard time. Even so, the steel wheels on the Chevrolet’s rear axle haven’t always seen their tires grip, and some of its opponents have certainly used it to their advantage.