Road Tests Real world tests of Pontiac GTO vs Demon 340

0-60mph

Pontiac GTO
5.8 s
Demon 340
7.8 s

1/4 mile

Pontiac GTO
16.1 s
Demon 340
14.56 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Pontiac GTO

Reasons to consider the
Pontiac GTO

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A lot faster to 60mph 5.8 s vs 7.8 s More than 25% faster to 60mph
More powerful engine 375 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 275 HP @ 5,000 RPM More than 35% stronger engine
More torque 424 ft-lb @ 3,600 RPM vs 340 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM Around 25% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Better power-to-weight ratio 9.48 lb/hp vs 12.19 lb/hp More than 20% better power-to-weight ratio
Bigger engine 6,362 cc vs 5,572 cc Around 15% bigger engine
Front view of Dodge Demon 340

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Dodge Demon 340

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Faster in the quarter mile 14.56 s vs 16.1 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Pontiac GTO  vs
Demon 340 
Brand Pontiac Dodge
Price 2,787 3,400
Year 1965 1971

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.48 lb/hp 12.19 lb/hp
Maximum hp 375 HP @ 5,200 RPM 275 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 424 ft-lb @ 3,600 RPM 340 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Steering system Recirculating ball Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Pontiac Solid Drum Disc
Rear brakes Pontiac Solid Drum Disc
Front wheels Unknown/? Unknown 356/? 140
Rear wheels Unknown/? Unknown 356/? 140

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,556 lb 3,353 lb
Width 74.4 in 71.6 in
Length 206.4 in 192.5 in
Wheelbase 115 in 108 in

road tests

Pontiac GTO  vs
Demon 340 
1/4 mile 16.1 s 14.56 s
0-60mph 5.8 s 7.8 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 4 3

engine

Displacement 6,362 cc 5,572 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.75:1 5.1:1
Bore/stroke 4.06 in / 3.75 in 4.04 in / 3.31 in
Pontiac GTO
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Dodge Demon 340
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