The guys over at Motor Trend decided to take America’s latest muscle sports cars and pin them head-to-head in a tough competition – the Detroit’s Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 meets Dearborn’s Ford Mustang Boss 302.
Check out the battle after the jump.
- Chevrolet Camaro ZL1: Power for the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 comes from a LSA 6.2L supercharged V8 making 580 horsepower and 556 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. 0 to 60 mph comes in just 4 seconds when mated to the manual transmission and 3.9 when mated to the automatic. Top speed comes in at 180 mph for the manual and 184 for the automatic.
- Ford Mustang BOSS 302: Power for the 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 has been upgraded to make 444-hp with a maximum torque of 380 lb-ft of torque. A race-inspired clutch with upgraded friction materials transmits power, with a short-throw, close-ratio six-speed manual. 0 to 60 mph comes in 4.1 seconds.
- By: Omar Rana