2020 Ford Mustang GT500 vs 2020 Chevy Camaro ZL1 

2020 Ford Mustang GT500 vs 2020 Chevy Camaro ZL1

When it comes to American pony cars, the Mustang and Corvette are nothing short of modern icons. With exquisite styling and legendary repute, both lineups promise impeccable performance. But as always, we need to know who’s taking the lead.

Keep reading to see how the fiercest variants of each line step up to the challenge with our comparison of the 2020 Ford Mustang GT500 vs 2020 Chevy Camaro ZL1. To start, let’s get a quick glance at how these lineups size up in terms of performance in the comparison table provided.

2020 Ford Mustang GT500


2020 Chevy Camaro ZL1

$72,195 Starting MSRP $62,000
Supercharged 5.2-liter V8 Base Engine Supercharged 6.2-liter V8
180 mph Top Speed  198 mph
3.3 seconds Acceleration Time (0 - 60 mph)  3.5 seconds

Comparing the Performance and Feature Highlights of the Mustang GT500 and Camaro ZL1 

The 2020 Mustang GT500 and its supercharged 5.2-liter V8 will prove a tough package to beat, surging in 760 horsepower and 625 lb-ft of torque. The 2020 Chevy Camaro ZL1 takes on a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 rated for 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. Armed with their respective engines, the Mustang GT500 is the first to hit the 60-mph mark, clocking in at just 3.3 seconds. The GT500 also finishes the quarter mile first at 10.7 seconds, at the ZL1 trails at 11.4 seconds.

Inside, the 2020 Ford Mustang GT500 keys in on performance with unique Recaro seats and driver-focused controls while still offering enough creature comforts to make it a livable daily driver. From the driver’s seat, you’ll leverage a more comprehensive suite of features, including a 12-inch digital instrument cluster, dual-zone climate control, B&O™ Sound System and and voice-activated navigation.

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