The Corvette and Ford GT are not only two of the most iconic nameplates in automotive history, they stand at the pinnacle of American achievement

The GT has a long racing pedigree and has only been sold in limited numbers

but the 'Vette is an affordable mid-engined supercar that offers serious thrills at an affordable price

But who gets the cake when it comes to overall performance?Throttle House recently released a video review of

the Ford GT and Corvette Z06, answering the questions in his modern-day Ford vs. Chevy showdown

trying to answer The results are somewhat hopeful as the more powerful and race-ready GT takes the crown

but the Z06 holds its own and shows its strength in the process.

James Engelsmann spun his GT while Thomas Holland was behind the wheel of the Corvette. The two then raced at Willow Springs to compare records

The two admitted that the GT is simply "amazing" as it nears the end of final production.

Both presenters described the GT as a "hypercar" and James explained that his GT was designed by "a small team using a wind tunnel"

In contrast, James and Thomas released a Ferrari 458 Speciale, acknowledging it as one of the inspirations for both Vet and GT.

car he has two very different engines. In the GT, a 3.5-liter twin-turbo EcoBoost engine powers

the supercar with 660 horsepower and 550 lb-ft of torque.

The Z06, on the other hand, is powered by his naturally aspirated 5.5-liter V8 and produces 670 horsepower.