Road Tests Real world tests of Infiniti G37 vs Mustang GT 5.0

0-60mph

Top speed

Infiniti G37
167 mph
Mustang GT 5.0
151 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 151 mph 16 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Higher redline 7,500 RPM vs 7,000 RPM More than 5% more revs
Front view of Ford Mustang GT 5.0

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Faster to 100mph 10.1 s vs 13.9 s More than 25% faster to 100mph
Faster in the quarter mile 12.7 s vs 14 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
More torque 390 ft-lb @ 4,250 RPM vs 266 ft-lb More than 45% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 412 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 330 HP Around 25% stronger engine
Bigger engine 5,000 cc vs 3,700 cc More than 35% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Infiniti G37  vs
Mustang GT 5.0 
Brand Infiniti Ford
Year 2008 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.4 lb/hp 8.8 lb/hp
Maximum hp 330 HP 412 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 266 ft-lb 390 ft-lb @ 4,250 RPM
Max RPM 7,500 RPM 7,000 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,700 cc 5,000 cc
Cylinders V6 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 11.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.76 in / 3.39 in 3.63 in / 3.65 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,762 lb 3,626 lb
Width 71.8 in 73.9 in
Height 54.9 in 55.6 in
Length 183.1 in 188.1 in
Front track width 60.9 in 62.3 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 107.1 in

road tests

Infiniti G37  vs
Mustang GT 5.0 
Top speed 167 mph 151 mph
1/4 mile 14 s 12.7 s
0-60mph 5.2 s 4.3 s
0-100mph 13.9 s 10.1 s

transmission

Drivetrain Unit Steel w/Aluminum Hood RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.69:1 3.31:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 483/? 216 457/? 203
Rear wheels 483/? 229 457/? 203
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