A Z06 with an automatic isn’t a real Z06, you say. It’s barely even a sports car, you sneer. It’ll probably get outrun by a grocery cart, you chortle. You obviously haven’t been paying attention. Maybe you will now.

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If this description doesn’t sound like you, but like one of your worst enemies, then be sure to post this on their wall.

Otherwise, sit down, strap on the headphones, and enjoy the 0-185 mph ride as John Hennessey takes a bone-stock eight-speed automatic 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 to very nearly 300 km/h.

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Bonus: watch to see which other needles move. We’re not saying it’s the gas gauge. But we’re not not saying that either.