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Old 03-28-2010, 09:09 PM
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Default 2011 Mustang GT goes 8.60s in the 8th..

...on an unprepped track (airport runway) with a writer from popular hot rodding. Each person invited made a handful of passes in both cars and from what im hearing, they all saw similar results, with the mustang being around 2 tenths quicker...these arent great times, but consider what stock camaro SS's actually run on a prepped track?

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now, we only need to learn if these 2011s for the media were built up at all...as the one tested at 395 at the rear wheels.
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Yeah Ive already seen that. I glossed over it since they were automatics and the surface was poor. An Automatic Camaro doesnt even have the LS3.

Seeing as how a 2005+ with just a CAI/Tune can run 8.2-8.3 I think the car has a 7 in it.

Motortrend got 12.8 @ 110.8 out of a loaded up car including 3.73, Brembos and 19's.
Stock 2005-2009 cars have went 13.2 which is 0.4 quicker than Motrotrend went in a Bullitt.
Im hoping for a 12.4 with the right driver and conditions.

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you do know that the L99 and LS3 are basically the same engine, right? technically, if the 5.0s power numbers were real (412), the L99 would be a "better" match...

the point isnt that they ran 8.60s...the point is that when equal drivers made passes in both vehicles, the mustang was routinely quicker.
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