Road Tests Real world tests of C63 AMG vs Camaro SS

Top speed

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

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Way more expensive sticker price $87k vs $30k Around 3x more expensive harder to own
Faster in the quarter mile 12.1 s vs 13.1 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 100mph 8.6 s vs 10.7 s Around 20% faster to 100mph
More powerful engine 480 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
Better power-to-weight ratio 7.95 lb/hp vs 9.06 lb/hp More than 10% better power-to-weight ratio
Front view of Chevrolet Camaro SS

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe vs the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

C63 AMG  vs
Camaro SS 
Brand Mercedes-Benz Chevrolet
Price 87,462 30,245
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2009
City mileage 14 MPG 16 MPG
Highway mileage 20 MPG 24 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.95 lb/hp 9.06 lb/hp
Maximum hp 480 HP @ 6,800 RPM 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM
Maximum torque 442 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM 420 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,814 lb 3,860 lb
Width 70.7 in 75.5 in
Height 56.6 in 54.2 in
Length 186 in 190.4 in
Front track width 61.7 in 63.7 in
Wheelbase 108.9 in 112.3 in

road tests

C63 AMG  vs
Camaro SS 
Top speed 155 mph 155 mph
1/4 mile 12.1 s 13.1 s
0-60mph 3.7 s 4.7 s
0-100mph 8.6 s 10.7 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6

engine

Displacement 6,208 cc 6,162 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.3:1 10.7:1
Bore/stroke 4.02 in / 3.72 in 103 in / 0 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2
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