The good old Mustang v Camaro fight has been going on since 1966, when the latter joined the battle, and this kind of shenanigans does not stop too soon. Example of the adventure we have here that sees two recent models (heck, ‘Rod is a 2020’) popping it out in a straight line.
As such, the Blue Oval toy came into combat in factory form, meaning we look at a 5.2-liter flat-plane crankshaft delivering 526 ponies and 429 lb-ft twist along with the type of high-speed scream that defines this kind of V8.
As for the red corner, this is occupied by a fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro SS, the kind that was built in the first half of the previous decade. This is animated by an LS3 engine with a 6.2-liter V8 that delivers 426 horses and a torque of 420 lb-ft. Nevertheless, the example that sat in front of us had received moderate aftermarket subsidies where the top pieces and camshafts were on the list of goodies.
Now, the Camaro is a little less friendly to the scales than the GT350, but since this owner has removed certain parts of the interior, such as the passenger seat, the advantage of the Mustang does not play much of a role in this battle.
In the transmission department, we look at an even match, as this is the stick shift version of the Camaro SS, while the GT350 only comes with a manual.
The two ducked it out on the street so they went down the rolling starting route (do not let this serve as an example and hit the track when you feel competitive). And you can jump to the 1