While both cars are powerful and well-equipped for the drag strip, the C8 doesn't quite have what it takes to take the win over the Ford muscle car.

Few rivalries in the automobile industry have a history as long as that of Ford and Chevrolet, particularly with the performance-oriented Corvette and Mustang coupes. 

Each automobile has a devoted fan base and has served as a defining model in the history of American sports cars.

These two automobiles are appropriately red and white.

This latest video from the YouTube channel Drag Racing and Car Stuff would have been the ideal American sports car duel ...

if a blue Dodge Challenger had shown up. Watch the little video to find out which car wins this race between Ford and Chevy.

Shelby GT500 Vs C8 Chevrolet Corvette The beginning of this video is devoid of engine revving or smokey burnouts, in contrast to many others on the channel. 

The white GT500 Mustang and the red C8 Corvette slowly approach the starting line in a silent line-up. 

Both vehicles are capable of winning thanks to their formidable specifications.

The Shelby GT500's 5.2L V8 engine produces 625 lb-ft of torque and 760 horsepower at 7,000 rpm. 

The GT500 is the most powerful Ford Mustang on the market right now.

The C8 Corvette arrives to the drag strip with a potent set of specifications all of its own. 

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