Road Tests Real world tests of GT350 vs Panamera Turbo S

0-60mph

GT350
4.2 s

0-100mph

GT350
9.2 s

1/4 mile

GT350
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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Lighter curb weight 3,949 lb vs 4,389 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Car-autoblog view of Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Reasons to consider the
Porsche Panamera Turbo S

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Faster in the quarter mile 11.5 s vs 12.4 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 100mph 7.7 s vs 9.2 s More than 15% faster to 100mph
More expensive sticker price $219k vs $60k Around 3.8x more expensive harder to own
More torque 555 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 491 ft-lb Around 15% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GT350  vs
Panamera Turbo S 
Brand Shelby Porsche
Price 60,000 218,869
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.18 lb/hp 8.1 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP 542 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 491 ft-lb 555 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion rack&pinionPAS

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.35 in Disc
Rear brakes Disc 13.78 in Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,949 lb 4,389 lb

road tests

GT350  vs
Panamera Turbo S 
1/4 mile 12.4 s 11.5 s
0-60mph 4.2 s 3.3 s
0-100mph 9.2 s 7.7 s

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive AWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7

engine

Displacement 5,000 cc 4,800 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Shelby GT350
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Porsche Panamera Turbo S
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