Video: Road&Track pins Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 against Nissan GT-R

Here is one of the showdowns we’ve been looking forward to for a while. Road&Track decided to pin the new 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 against the Nissan GT-R – the ultimate show down between Japan’s Godzilla and one of America’s best.

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Check out the video after the jump and let us know in the poll below which one you would choose.

Refresher:

  • 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.
  • Nissan GT-R: The 2013 Nissan GT-R being the most powerful, is powered by a 3.8-liter twin turbo V6 engine making 545-hp, an increase of 15-hp over the 2012 GT-R, and torque has been increased from 448 lb-ft to 463 lb-ft. 0 to 62 mph for the 2013 GT-R has been reported to come in at 2.84 seconds.

– By: Omar Rana