Read This: The Corvette is the First, Second, and Fourth Fastest Stopping Car on Sale by Sebastien Bell November 12, 2019 Share Comments For all of our talk about 0-60 times, equine strength, and turning force, we often miss that other most important of performance statistics. And it’s arguably the most relevant to the real world: braking distances. Fortunately, Car and Driver has taken the time to collate some data and make a list of the cars that come to a full stop from 70 mph in the shortest distance. As you might expect, the list is full of the kind of super expensive hypercars whose names are shared with their founders. Ferrari, McLaren, Lamborghini, Porsche, etc. Yes, these are exactly the types of cars whose odometers you’d expect to turn less than namesakes do in their graves. Fortunately, there’s one supercar whose creator was humble enough to keep his name for himself. That is the Corvette. And its name is all over this list. There are more Corvettes on this list than there are in the navy and they start all the way back in last place. Tied for 13th comes the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport, which stops in 136 ft. Doesn’t sound all that impressive? Consider the cars it’s tied with. The humble Grand Sport shares its spot on this list with the McLaren Senna, the Ferrari LaFerrari, and the regular old 2015 Corvette Stingray Convertible Z51. Up in 8th place, meanwhile, the fancy versions start coming in. The 2015 Z06 Convertible (with Z07 package) stops in an impressive 134 ft. That’s the same as a Viper ACR. They’re beaten by a Porsche 911 GT2 RS and a Mercedes-AMG GT R, before another Corvette (the 2017 Grand Sport with Z07 package, which stops in 129 ft) comes in at 4th place. Then the final non-Corvette on the list comes in, tied for second: The Porsche 911 GT3 RS. It’s tied with the 2015 Z06 (Z07), which is beaten by the 2019 ZR1, which stops in 127 ft. So there you have it: if you want to slow down in a hurry, you need a Corvette, and it doesn’t really matter which one.