Road Tests Real world tests of Infiniti G37 vs Challenger R/T

0-60mph

Top speed

Infiniti G37
167 mph
Challenger R/T
140 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Infiniti G37

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Faster top speed 167 mph vs 140 mph 27 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster to 60mph 5.2 s vs 5.9 s More than 10% faster to 60mph
Way higher redline 7,500 RPM vs 5,800 RPM Around 30% more revs
Lighter curb weight 3,762 lb vs 4,140 lb Around 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Front view of Dodge Challenger R/T

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More torque 411 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM vs 266 ft-lb Around 55% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 5,600 cc vs 3,700 cc More than 50% bigger engine
Slightly faster in the quarter mile 13.6 s vs 14 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Infiniti G37  vs
Challenger R/T 
Brand Infiniti Dodge
Year 2008 2009

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.4 lb/hp 11.04 lb/hp
Maximum hp 330 HP 375 HP @ 5,800 RPM
Maximum torque 266 ft-lb 411 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM
Max RPM 7,500 RPM 5,800 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,700 cc 5,600 cc
Cylinders V6 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.76 in / 3.39 in 3.92 in / 3.58 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,762 lb 4,140 lb
Width 71.8 in 75.7 in
Height 54.9 in 57 in
Length 183.1 in 197.7 in
Front track width 60.9 in 63 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 116 in

road tests

Infiniti G37  vs
Challenger R/T 
Top speed 167 mph 140 mph
1/4 mile 14 s 13.6 s
0-60mph 5.2 s 5.9 s
0-100mph 13.9 s 12.2 s

transmission

Drivetrain Unit Steel w/Aluminum Hood RWD w/ESP, Getrag Axle, LSD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.69:1 3.91:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 483/? 216 508/? 203
Rear wheels 483/? 229 508/? 203
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