Road Tests Real world tests of Camaro ZL1 vs CTS-V

0-60mph

Top speed

CTS-V
190 mph

0-100mph

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Reasons to consider the
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible

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Slightly more powerful engine 579 HP @ 6,100 RPM vs 556 HP @ 6,200 RPM Around 5% stronger engine
Side view of Cadillac CTS-V

Reasons to consider the
Cadillac CTS-V

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Faster top speed 190 mph vs 155 mph 35 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Camaro ZL1  vs
CTS-V 
Brand Chevrolet Cadillac
Price 60,445 57,920
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2009

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.63 lb/hp 7.83 lb/hp
Maximum hp 579 HP @ 6,100 RPM 556 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 558 ft-lb @ 3,800 RPM 553 ft-lb @ 6,200 RPM
Max RPM 6,200 RPM 6,200 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,200 cc 6,200 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Supercharger Supercharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9.1:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 4.06 in / 3.62 in 4.06 in / 3.62 in
Valves per cylinder 2 2

road tests

Camaro ZL1  vs
CTS-V 
Top speed 155 mph 190 mph
0-60mph 4.2 s 3.9 s
0-100mph 8.7 s 8.7 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD w/StabiliTrak Stability Control
Shift system Automatic Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 2.66:1
2: 1.78:1
3: 1.3:1
4: 1:1
5: 0.8:1
6: 0.63:1
Axle ratio 3.73:1 3.73:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 203 483/? 229
Rear wheels 508/? 229 483/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,415 lb 4,356 lb
Width 75.5 in 72.5 in
Height 54.2 in 58 in
Length 190.4 in 191.6 in
Front track width 63.7 in 61.8 in
Wheelbase 112.3 in 113.4 in
Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible
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Cadillac CTS-V
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