Camaro vs. Mustang: Breaking Down the Great American Pony Car Rivalry. It’s one of the oldest and best rivalries among American automakers. Ever since the 1960s, the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro have squared off for pony car dominance. While there have been others in the fray, Mustang vs. Camaro is the great American muscle car showdown.
Between the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro, 2018 Ford Mustang, and 2018 Dodge Challenger, the choices are fast, fun, and flashy. So which one is best? It depends on what you’re looking for.
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2018 Mustang GT vs Camaro SS. For over a half a century, the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro have been butting heads in a friendly, yet competitive rivalry for the title of best pony car.
Mustang versus Camaro is one of the longest-running and most celebrated performance rivalries in the car business, dating to 1966, when General Motors responded to Ford’s sporty 2+2 coupe and ...
The Mustang repeatedly beat the Camaro, showing 159 mph on its speedo to the Chevy's 151 mph. The Ford was about four car lengths ahead each time, too.
From a driving perspective the one big (huge) outlier can be found with transmission choice: the brand new ten-speed automatic in the Mustang vs. the tried and true six-speed manual in the Camaro.
Edmunds editors pit the 2018 Ford Mustang GT (5.0-liter V8) and 2018 Chevrolet Camaro SS (6.2-liter V8) against each other in a comparison test of the longtime pony car rivals.
The Camaro SS ups the ante with a direct-injected 6.2-liter V8 engine rated at 455 hp and 455 lb-ft. of torque, which is enough power for a 4.1-second sprint from zero to 60 mph.
Even with those close numbers, the Mustang GT can go from 0 to 60 mph in under 4 seconds, which beats our the Camaro SS at a 4-second flat time. The sub-4.0 time is enough to win a little victory over its archival, the SS.