Road Tests Real world tests of Mustang GT 5.0 vs Demon 340

0-60mph

1/4 mile

Demon 340
14.56 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Ford Mustang GT 5.0

Reasons to consider the
Ford Mustang GT 5.0

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Much faster to 60mph 4.3 s vs 7.8 s Around 45% faster to 60mph
A lot faster in the quarter mile 12.7 s vs 14.56 s Around 15% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 412 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 275 HP @ 5,000 RPM Around 50% stronger engine
More expensive sticker price $30k vs $3k 10x more expensive harder to own
Better power-to-weight ratio 8.8 lb/hp vs 12.19 lb/hp Around 30% better power-to-weight ratio
More torque 390 ft-lb @ 4,250 RPM vs 340 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM Around 15% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Front view of Dodge Demon 340

Reasons to consider the
Dodge Demon 340

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Bigger engine 5,572 cc vs 5,000 cc More than 10% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,353 lb vs 3,626 lb Around 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Mustang GT 5.0  vs
Demon 340 
Brand Ford Dodge
Price 30,495 3,400
Year 2011 1971

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.8 lb/hp 12.19 lb/hp
Maximum hp 412 HP @ 6,500 RPM 275 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 390 ft-lb @ 4,250 RPM 340 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 203 356/? 140
Rear wheels 457/? 203 356/? 140

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,626 lb 3,353 lb
Width 73.9 in 71.6 in
Length 188.1 in 192.5 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 108 in

road tests

Mustang GT 5.0  vs
Demon 340 
1/4 mile 12.7 s 14.56 s
0-60mph 4.3 s 7.8 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 3

engine

Displacement 5,000 cc 5,572 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.5:1 5.1:1
Bore/stroke 3.63 in / 3.65 in 4.04 in / 3.31 in
Ford Mustang GT 5.0
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Dodge Demon 340
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