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1989 Mustang GT vs. 1989 Camaro IROC-Z


     The 1989 IROC had considerable upgrades from the 88 model. In 89 horsepower was increased by 25 and torque was increased by 50. The increase in power was due to the switch to a 350 block for 89. This was the first time in years the Camaro could compare to the 5.0 Mustang.
 
Test Mustang GT Camaro IROC-Z
0-30 MPH 2.1 2.1
0-40 MPH 3.8 3.6
0-50 MPH 5.0 5.0
0-60 MPH 6.5 6.5
0-70 MPH 9.0 9.0
0-80 MPH 11.2 11.5
0-90 MPH 14.6 14.3
0-100 MPH 18.0 17.8
1/4 Mile 15.2 15.2
Trap Speed 92.0 MPH 92.8 MPH
Top Speed 140 144

 

1989 Mustang LX vs. 1989 Camaro IROC-Z


     The LX Mustang is slightly lighter and more aerodynamic, so I will show it's results also.
 
Test Mustang LX Camaro IROC-Z
0-30 MPH 2.1 2.1
0-40 MPH 3.8 3.6
0-50 MPH 4.9 5.0
0-60 MPH 6.4 6.5
0-70 MPH 8.9 9.0
0-80 MPH 11.0 11.5
0-90 MPH 14.4 14.3
0-100 MPH 17.6 17.8
1/4 Mile 15.2 15.2
Trap Speed 92.7 MPH 92.8 MPH
Top Speed 145 144



 
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