Road Tests Real world tests of Supra Turbo vs Mustang GT

Top speed

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Toyota Supra Turbo

Reasons to consider the
Toyota Supra Turbo

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Has an air compressor Twin turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Much higher redline 6,800 RPM vs 3,500 RPM Around 95% more revs
Faster top speed 156 mph vs 145 mph 11 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster to 60mph 5 s vs 5.4 s More than 5% faster to 60mph
More expensive sticker price $38k vs $28k More than 35% more expensive harder to own
Front view of Ford Mustang GT

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Ford Mustang GT Convertible

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Bigger engine 4,601 cc vs 3,000 cc Around 55% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Supra Turbo  vs
Mustang GT 
Brand Toyota Ford
Price 38,000 27,995
Year 1993-1997 2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.58 lb/hp 11.35 lb/hp
Maximum hp 322 HP @ 5,800 RPM 314 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 321 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 320 ft-lb @ 4,250 RPM
Max RPM 6,800 RPM 3,500 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,000 cc 4,601 cc
Air compressor Twin turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1 9.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 3.39 in 3.6 in / 3.5 in
Valvetrain DOHC Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 3

road tests

Supra Turbo  vs
Mustang GT 
Top speed 156 mph 145 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s 13.7 s
0-60mph 5 s 5.4 s
0-100mph 12.3 s 13 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD RWD
Shift system Manual Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 5
Axle ratio 3.27:1 3.73:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,408 lb 3,564 lb
Width 71.3 in 73.9 in
Height 50.2 in 55.6 in
Length 177.7 in 188.1 in
Wheelbase 100.4 in 107.1 in
Toyota Supra Turbo
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Ford Mustang GT Convertible
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