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Cars > 1978Bandit’s Garage > Blog > What do you prefer, the 2012 ZL1 Camaro? or the 2013 Shelby GT 500?


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What do you prefer, the 2012 ZL1 Camaro? or the 2013 Shelby GT 500?

By 1978Bandit

What do you guys think? I would like to see what kind of interesting opinions you all have! All comments welcomed, but please no vulgar language.

Thanks! :)

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yanerrrud’s Profile Photo
Aug 9, 2012 at 5:57 am
My 2013 (2012 1/2) Zl1 has a 2013 VIN (191) even though it was part of the 2012 "catch-up" production on the new 2013 line. Also, it has some but not all of either of the 12 or 13 parts and options, so it is not a 2012 or a 2013!!!! I think it is a 2012 1/2.
OCZL1Fan’s Profile Photo
Jun 17, 2012 at 12:18 am
Both are great cars and a testament to the manufacturers who built them in an era of high fuel costs and heavy pressure for CAFE standards.

Personally, I love the new ZL1 Camaro. It has a great style and suspension system that is world class. You have to give the Mustang its due with 662 HP vs the Camaro's 580. Both are amazing numbers for street cars. Never a better time to be a muscle car fan!
1978Bandit’s Profile Photo
May 5, 2012 at 11:22 pm
True, true! Dont get me wrong I love those cars! What I meant was that they had more of a sentimental value to me when they were 'rare' on the road. Now the GT 500, I rarely see that one on the road, but when I do, I always imagine a SS Camaro racing it from stop light to stop light wink image
Kayleigh’s Profile Photo
May 5, 2012 at 12:23 am
I disagree. There are alot of Camaros on the roads, but there are just as many Mustangs. I don't see either the ZL1 or the GT500 very often.
1978Bandit’s Profile Photo
May 4, 2012 at 4:14 pm
Ahh yes 'GingerLeah' is very right about that statement. You see them everywhere, for example when the 5th Gen Camaros came out I would be in AWE whenever I'd see one on the road. But now there are soo many, so my reaction is just, "oh look, another one"
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May 4, 2012 at 3:52 pm
XTINCT_Bird’s Profile Photo
May 4, 2012 at 12:51 pm
Hands down the Shelby Mustang GT500, more horse power in a lighter car. Scary fast!
gingerleah’s Profile Photo
May 4, 2012 at 9:11 am
The GT500 for me, I'm not a fan of the 5th gens as much as I hate to say it. It's all in personal opinion and I just don't love that you see them everywhere. I have always said I don't want to see me driving at me. There are many other reasons but my quick answer is The GT is more bang for the buck and you are not going to see one at every light.
1978Bandit’s Profile Photo
May 3, 2012 at 11:13 pm
I myself wouldnt mind taking a test drive in the ZL1 and GT 500, and just gunning the pedal as far as it can go! lol
TATA455’s Profile Photo
May 3, 2012 at 9:06 pm
One more addition. I asked my 18 year old son which one he liked better and he said the Shelby because it looks cooler to him. He isn't as into the cars technical specs, so it provides a young opinion and more based on reputation and looks. He knows what a Shelby GT-500 is (It is in the need for Speed video game), but the ZL1 isn't a mainstream car to younger people. So he can't probably can't relate to it.

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