Technical Article: Corvette Performance Testing
An in-depth look at how Corvette performance numbers are generated by the Corvette Development team. This article was written by Jim Ingle who used to be a Corvette Powertrain Engineer.
"This is another discussions best illustrated with torque curves, but I’ll try without. First off I should tell you that I run all of the "official" acceleration tests for the Corvette group. Secondly, when I’m testing a car, it’s at production specs. (production full tread tires, recommended tire pressure, equipment and I weigh 238 lbs). So, allowing for no equipment, a light driver and minimum fuel, my times are..."
Link: Corvette Performance Testing