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Old 02-09-2009, 09:52 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by jakemaxx View Post
it just blows my mind that any one would buy a v8 mustang when the v6 camaro only has 11 less hp!!!! and the v8 camaro has 110hp on the gt.
Auto makers market horsepower figures for consumers exactly like you. Carroll Shelby said this many years ago: "Horsepower sells cars, but torque wins races." The average consumer continues to only look at horsepower, and ignores the more important torque number.

Go ahead and buy the Camaro V6 - it's a fresh car, a good deal and you get a lot of bang for your buck. Just don't try beating a Mustang GT with it, because you'll fail.
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