We all knew the 650 horsepower 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 would be fast. That's the whole point. Now we know it's gonna be stupid fast: the zero to 60 mph dash is done in 2.95 seconds, and it will run a 10.95 second quarter mile. Stupid fast, I say!

These mind-blowing numbers come to us from Hot Rod magazine, who today came out with the most detailed reports on the upcoming Z06's performance that anyone has seen yet.

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There's a catch here, and it's a big catch: those crazy numbers are with the new 8-speed automatic. The 7-speed manual-equipped Z06 does zero to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and the quarter mile in 11.2 seconds.

That's right: the auto is faster. Anyone else wanna hate on the autobox now?

Hot Rod's report says that the new Z06 is quicker to 60 mph with that gearbox than a Dodge Viper TA and an Audi R8 V10. It's not quite as fast as the Nissan GT-R Track Pack to 60 mph but it has a better quarter mile time, and is almost on par with the quarter mile time of the Porsche 911 Turbo.

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More importantly, the Z06 is vastly cheaper than all of those cars. The Z06 has always been a giant-slayer, but the new one may just be the best performance bargain around.