Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R vs Ford Mustang GT4.R: Elite Fast Cars Ready to Race

Mar 17, 2017 11:00 AM EDT | Hannah Jill

Chevrolet recently released a new racing version of Camaro, the Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R. Prior with its release, Mustang Ford has unveiled their own GT4 version last year at SEMA Show, which makes both cars qualified in joining the international GT4 class rule races in both United States and Europe. With the sequence of these events, it suggests that the rivalry of both Chevrolet Camaro 2017 and Ford Mustang was a continuous saga of who holds the title of the world's best muscle car on the planet.

For the past 50 years, the rivalry between the Ford Mustang versus Chevrolet Camaro still continues up to the present time. No wonder that both of them are considered the best muscle cars in the global market vehicle right now and offers similar racing performance and almost the same price points. But what makes these two top supercars the greatest rivals in automotive history?

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R's body is based on the recently released ZL11LE, which they call as the most hardcore version of Camaro, Digital Trends reported. It is created for those without a racing license. Also, it uses the naturally-aspirated LT1 6.2-liter V8 due to the fact that GT4 race class rules do not allow participating cars to use supercharged engines.

Meanwhile, the Ford Mustang GT4.R runs in 5.2 liters flat crank and can go from zero to 100 mph in 4.3 seconds. Like the Camaro's version, this racing car also has a powerful V8 engine. The car is based on the Shelby GT350R-C.Ford kept its Mustang look since GT4 competition rules prohibit making major modifications in the bodywork of the car. It has everything you need in a racing car.

It is very interesting to see both cars compete for international race competitions to determine once and for all who will stand out as the victor. Surely, racing fans would follow more updates regarding the Ford Mustang GT4.R and Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R.

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