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Old 09-14-2009, 11:14 PM   #1
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2010 Camaro V6 vs 2009 GTI

Who wins? I know the Camaro obviously has the HP advantage, but the GTI is so damn light.
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Old 09-14-2009, 11:15 PM   #2

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Old 09-14-2009, 11:45 PM   #3
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Camaro will win. I just sold my 07 GTI and it basically is the same car as the 09-10 with 7hp less. A camaro V6 will run 14 flat in the 1/4 mile while the GTI mid 14's, the Camaro V6 can trap about 100 while the GTI would do about 95mph.

I also own a 07 GLI , again, same of the same, the Camaro will win. Cornering maybe not but straight line yes. Do a revo, a APR or a GIAC tune on the VW and the VW will have the lead.
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Old 09-15-2009, 11:24 AM   #4
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Stock for stock, the camaro wins. But a simple 600 dollar flash on the gti, and it will outrun the stock camaro.
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Old 09-15-2009, 09:31 PM   #6
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A camaro with 2k worth of upgrades will outrun the gti with a 600$ flash. True story
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Like I said before, there is a dealership that is 4 miles away from my house that has 3 2SS's just sitting on their lot. And this is a very small dealership it's not a high volume dealership in a populated area., Come early summer, when 2011's are coming out, the camaro will be offered for 0%. I guarantee it
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apparently you didn't understand my post correctly. If there are 4 (now 6) camaros sitting at a low volume dealership, just imagine how many are sitting at the high volume dealerships
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Originally Posted by returnofcc View Post
Stock for stock, the camaro wins. But a simple 600 dollar flash on the gti, and it will outrun the stock camaro.
put a 400 flash and a CAI on the camaro
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Old 09-16-2009, 09:59 AM   #9

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I don't know how the V6 with a flash will do. There's not that many GTI's that I see running, and I'm not sure what tune they're running- but I see them hitting in the high 13's. The fastest R32 I've seen hit right around a 14 even, I have no idea if the R32 was tuned or not. Since I don't know what the V6 Camaro tuned will do, I'll let you figure out the math.
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Old 09-16-2009, 11:23 AM   #10

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Unfortunately there's no such thing as a tuned V6 Camaro yet.
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Old 09-16-2009, 12:39 PM   #11
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Yep, gotta compare stock for stock since the V6 needs a tune...
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Old 09-16-2009, 02:09 PM   #12

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Unfortunately there's no such thing as a tuned V6 Camaro yet.
or CTS's with the DI :(

ive heard a few things about why, but not really sure.
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Originally Posted by NoStars View Post
Who wins? I know the Camaro obviously has the HP advantage, but the GTI is so damn light.
Not much of a contest. The GTI does have a weight advantage and makes its torque a lot lower than the Camaro does but its not enough. You've gotta find the power to weight ratio to see if they're gonna be close. 2900lbs/207 hp vs 3750lbs/304 hp works out to 14lb/hp vs 12.3lb/hp. Camaro is gonna out accelerate it all day long.

But not everyone is into drag racing, it might have a significant handling advantage but I doubt it. I can't find much info, but a turbo'd fwd car is going to be very nose heavy and VW's aren't known to be exceptional handlers.
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Old 09-22-2009, 10:34 PM   #14
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I have an 08 GTI with a downpipe, high pressure fuel pump and a stage 2+ tune and I will step all over GT Mustangs(the new ones)...., 350z's, and some firebirds, some older stock ss camaro's too and most definatley a v6 camaro....BUT they are stock I am not. So stock for stock I would say it would be neck and neck at the finish line with the 2010 V6 Camaro. I would be willing to bet a modded GTI against a stock SS would be a good fight.
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