Camaro Z/28 Impersonator - Hennessey Camaro HPE550 Throws Down with GT500 and SRT8
You wanted to see the SRT8 and GT500 throw down with a Camaro "Z/28"? You got it...sort of. The Camaro in this test isn't a Z/28 since Chevy hasn't officially made one, but the next best thing - a Hennessey-built Camaro with over 600 horsepower dubbed the HPE550. Can this Z/28 imitation take back the muscle car crown from the GT500 and SRT8?
Hot Rod Time Machine: Old vs New
Just How Good Were the Good Ol' Days? To find out, we've gathered three modern high-spec ponycars and matched them with their glory days ancestors. We're pitting a 2011 Camaro SS against the '69 Camaro SS396 that inspired its design; a 2011 Challenger SRT8 meets the '70 Challenger it so faithfully resembles; and a freshly minted Shelby Mustang GT500 convertible meets its '69 forebear. Read full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/features/performance/1107_Camaro_challenger_shelby_old_vs_n ew_cars/index.html Also find Motor Trend on: http://twitter.com/MotorTrend http://facebook.com/MotorTrendMag Shot by: Jim Gleason and Gordon Green Edited by: Jim Gleason
2012 Boss 302 vs. 2011 Mustang GT Drag Race - AmericanMuscle.com
Check out the 1/4 mile showdown, between Brick "The Racer" from AmericanMuscle.com in our 2012 Boss 302 Mustang and Mike Wilson "The Tuner" from Bama Performance in our 2011 Mustang GT. This rivalry started a few months back and after tons of trash talking, we had to settle it the AmericanMuscle way at Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun, MD! Boss Mods: - JLT Cold Air Intake - Bama 93 Race Tune - Kooks 1 3/4" Long Tube Headers - Kooks High Flow Catted X-Pipe - Magnaflow Cat-Back System - Barton Short Throw Shifter - Nitto NT05R Rear Tires GT Mods: - JLT Cold Air Intake - Bama 93 Race Tune - Boss Intake Manifold - Stock Auto Trans. - Off-Road X-Pipe - Nitto NT555R Rear Tires Congratulations to Brick for great driving. Since filming, Mike Wilson threw down consistent 12.0-12.1 passes in the 2011 GT. He's ready for Brick, any time, any place! A Round 2 drag race could happen soon! The reason we chose the 2012 Boss and 2011 GT were because you guys commented and wanted to see it happen! Make sure to comment and let us know any other videos you'd like to see from the Mustang Experts at AmericanMuscle.com!
MuscleCar Tuner Showdown: HPE650/SuperSnake/SpeedfactorySRT8
We've compared nearly every combination of modern American muscle cars on the market. Now it's time for the ultimate showdown - Hennessey's Camaro HPE650 vs Shelby's GT500 Super Snake vs Speedfactory's Challenger SRT8. We head to the Dyno, the test track and the racetrack to determine which of these tuned pony cars reigns supreme. Read the story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/112_0912_hennessey_Camaro_speedfactory_challenger_sh elby_gt500_comparison/index.html