2010 Porsche
911 GT3
vs. 2011 Chevrolet
Camaro SS

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

10.0

starting from

$31,920

Reasons to buy the Chevrolet Camaro SS

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Very inexpensive
$31,920
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Fewer passenger seats
4
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Power outlets
Standard
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Average range on the highway
456 miles
2010 Porsche 911 GT3

9.4

Runner-up

Porsche 911 GT3

starting from

$113,150

Reasons to buy the Porsche 911 GT3

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Longer basic warranty
50,000 mile
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Blazingly fast top speed
193 mph
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Roof rails
Optional
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Longer-lasting basic warranty
4 year
Cost 10.0 vs 8.9
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Winner: Camaro SS
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  • The best price we've seen is $81,230 cheaper (3.5x less), $31,920 vs $113,150
  • Gets more than 10% more miles per gallon in the city, 16 mpg vs 14 mpg
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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  • Neither offers a sun roof
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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  • Very powerful
  • Both cars are very sporty
  • Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
Safety Features 10.0 vs -
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Practicality 10.0 vs -
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  • Few seats
Entertainment System 10.0 vs -
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Road Tests 10.0 vs -
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  • The 911 GT3 can hit an extraordinarily high top speed, and the Camaro SS is pretty good, too
  • The 911 GT3 has lightning fast acceleration, and the Camaro SS isn't bad, either
Overall 10.0 vs 9.4

Cost

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Porsche
911 GT3
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MSRP $31,920 vs $113,150 The Camaro SS has a reasonable price, while the 911 GT3 is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 16 mpg vs 14 mpg Very inefficient in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile The 911 GT3 's %s warranty covers lots of miles, but the Camaro SS's doesn't cover many
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 4 year The 911 GT3 's basic warranty is long lasting, but the Camaro SS's is very short

Luxury Features

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Porsche
911 GT3
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Optional Conveniently adjust your seat with the Camaro SS's power seats; requires an optional upgrade on the 911 GT3
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Optional vs Standard Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the 911 GT3

Crash Test Ratings

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Porsche
911 GT3
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Rollover resistance 5 stars vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Performance

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Porsche
911 GT3
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Horsepower 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM vs 435 HP @ 7,600 RPM Very powerful
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 Average number of gears
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Transmission Manual transmission vs Manual transmission Both offer a manual transmission, unlike most in this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Unknown
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 9.1 lb/hp vs 7.1 lb/hp Both cars are very sporty
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Drivetrain type rear-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive Both have the usual drivetrain for this class of vehicle
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Curb-to-curb turning radius Unknown vs 35.8 ft

Safety Features

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Porsche
911 GT3
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Unknown
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Airbags 5 vs 4 The Camaro SS has an OK number of airbags while the 911 GT3 has very few (missing Rear Curtain)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Not Available vs Not Available
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Roadside assistance system OnStar vs None

Practicality

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Porsche
911 GT3
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Passengers 4 vs 2 Few seats
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Highway driving range 456 miles vs 372 miles The Camaro SS has OK highway range, but the 911 GT3 is very limited
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Cargo space 11.3 ft3 vs 3.7 ft3 The Camaro SS has OK cargo room, while the 911 GT3 has very little
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front seats 52.2 ft3 vs Unknown
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folding rear seats Standard vs Not Available The Camaro SS's standard folding rear seat will get you extra cargo room; not available on the 911 GT3
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power outlets Standard vs Not Available The Camaro SS's standard power outlets will keep your gadgets charged; not available on the 911 GT3
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roof rails Not Available vs Optional Need to carry bulky cargo? Get the roof rails upgrade on the 911 GT3
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navigation system Not Available vs Optional The 911 GT3 offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Camaro SS
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Cupholders 2 vs Unknown
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Entertainment System

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Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Porsche
911 GT3
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Number of speakers 6 vs Unknown
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs Unknown
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Optional Like your tunes? In the 911 GT3 , you can upgrade to satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Unknown
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Has subwoofer No vs Unknown
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entertainment system Not Available vs Standard If you want to keep the kids occupied with an entertainment system, it comes standard in the 911 GT3 ; no amount of money can buy it on the Camaro SS

Road Tests

Chevrolet
Camaro SS
2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2010 Porsche 911 GT3 Porsche
911 GT3
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0-60 mph 5.1 seconds vs 3.8 seconds The 911 GT3 has lightning fast acceleration, and the Camaro SS isn't bad, either
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Braking distance at 60mph 129 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 13.6 s @ 108 mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration 0.92 g vs Unknown
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Top speed 160 mph vs 193 mph The 911 GT3 can hit an extraordinarily high top speed, and the Camaro SS is pretty good, too

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