Road Tests Real world tests of GT350 vs Camaro SS


4.2 s


9.2 s

1/4 mile

12.4 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Shelby GT350

Reasons to consider the
Shelby GT350

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More powerful engine 550 HP vs 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM Around 30% stronger engine
More expensive sticker price $60k vs $30k 2x more expensive harder to own
Faster in the quarter mile 12.4 s vs 13.1 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 60mph 4.2 s vs 4.7 s More than 10% faster to 60mph
More torque 491 ft-lb vs 420 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM More than 15% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Better power-to-weight ratio 7.18 lb/hp vs 9.06 lb/hp More than 20% better power-to-weight ratio
Front view of Chevrolet Camaro SS

Reasons to consider the
Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe

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Bigger engine 6,162 cc vs 5,000 cc Around 25% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GT350  vs
Camaro SS 
Brand Shelby Chevrolet
Price 60,000 30,245
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2009

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.18 lb/hp 9.06 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM
Maximum torque 491 ft-lb 420 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,949 lb 3,860 lb

road tests

GT350  vs
Camaro SS 
1/4 mile 12.4 s 13.1 s
0-60mph 4.2 s 4.7 s
0-100mph 9.2 s 10.7 s


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6


Displacement 5,000 cc 6,162 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Shelby GT350
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Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe
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