It’s one of the most sought out battles in the pony car world – the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs. the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500. The two are the finest new muscle cars to come out of detroit, each pumping out massive amounts of power – but which is better? The guys at Inside Line decided to find out.
Hit the jump to see their comparison.
- 2012 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. Prices start at $54,995.
- 2013 Ford Shelby GT500: Power for the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 comes from a 5.8 liter supercharged V8 making an outstanding 662 horsepower and 631 lb.-ft. of torque. It weighs in at just 3,850. Prices start at $54,200 for the coupe and $59,200 for the convertible.
– By: Omar Rana