Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery

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  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    This battle between a 69 'Vette and a modern-day Camaro SS featured on Cars And Zebras was a particularly interesting one
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    The Corvette with the L88 is highly sought after even today and for good reason
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    And for good reason. It has the legendary 427 ci under the hood that puts out 430 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, that was what Chevy claimed, but it is believed that this engine churns out more than 500 ponies in reality
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    While a 4-speed manual was also offered back in the day, this one has the 3-speed auto and I can't confirm this, 4.56 rear axle gears
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    It's pretty light too at just 3250 pounds
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    The other contender was a 2013 Chevy Camaro SS, which are starting to look like real bargains today
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    Under the hood lies a 6.2-L V-8 that produces 426 hp and 420 pound-feet of torque
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    While both manuals and autos were offered, the car featured in the race had a 6-speed stick with 3.45 rear gears
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    Where it really starts to fall apart for the modern muscle car is its hefty weight at 3860 pounds
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    A point that was proved almost immediately as the two cars took off. The Vette took the lead from the dig and it stayed that way to the finish line.
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
    The L88 completed the standing 1/4 mile in an impressive 10.99s @ 125.03 mph against the Camaro SS' 12.69s @ 109.8 mph. You have to take a look at this to unfold. Swipe up to watch the video.
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
  • Old School L88 'Vette Smokes Modern Camaro SS To Shreds - gallery
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