Drag battle iconic Mustang, Corvette and Challenger: who is faster?

Дрэг-битва культовых Mustang, Corvette и Challenger: кто быстрее?

The race was attended by the most powerful representatives of the lines of the iconic sports cars of the United States. For example, mark Dodge Challenger coupe was introduced in version RedEye with the 800-horsepower 6.2-liter V8, which is mated to 8 speed automatic transmission.

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in the background look like a “whipping boy”, as it has only 650 “horses”, removed from the motor of the same volume. However, the machine gun from his 10-speed, and the number of “flight weight” is slightly less.

As for the Mustang, the honor of the herd in this case was defending an impressive Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500, which is considered the most powerful production sports car brand. It is equipped with a volume less than the competitors ‘ engine – 5.2-liter V8, but due to the turbo from the engine received a full-fledged 770 HP and 847 Nm of torque. Thus, the “Mustang” takes a middle position in this “tables of ranks”, but still much closer to the leader than to the outsider.

But to finish the Mustang first galloped, but still by a considerable margin – despite the fact that the pilot of one of his competitors was much faster in reacting to the start flag. Classic 402 m Ford Mustang Shelby GT 500 covered in 11.3 seconds at a speed at the finish in 210,3 km/h.

0.3 with him behind the Chevrolet Camaro, and the “Challenger” to reach the finish line, it took another 0.1 off more – that is, an 11.7 C. Interestingly, in Ford at the stage of announcement of the GT500 assured potential buyers in its ability to “go” on a quarter mile of 11 seconds.