2020 GT500 vs Hellcat vs ZL1 - How They Compare Off The Drag Strip [Edmunds Comparison Review]

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Obviously all great fun cars and as much as I would love a GT500 I can’t stop looking at the hellcat wide body and thinking it just looks the coolest and most road friendly of the three. That would be the one in my garage if I lived in America
 

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If you're going to compair these fantastic cars on a track. Use a real track and not a Nascar type set up. I'm guessing the test had a limited budget, but that test was a joke. Use VIR where the Shelby GT500 recently ran the straight aways at over 170 mph. "From the Motor Trend article using professional driver Randy Pobst" The Mustang devoured the long back straight at VIR, touching 170 mph, lap after lap. No power fade here.
2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Track Test: The Ultimate Mustang
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I like all three of these cars, the gt500 is great but really not a good daily car with the CFTP, the ZL1 1LE is too hard core. The base 500 or ZL1 are alot better for that, however I think the hellcat is going to be the most reliable car here over time. The platform is proven and I would be scared to put alot of miles on a DCT car. I like the look of the 13-14 gt500 better anyway.
Why do you think the Shelby GT500 will not be reliable. If it's the engine. It's the same block Ford uses in the Cobra Jet drag car. Regarding reliability. My 2018 Chrysler 300C Hemi has been in my dealerships service center for 30 days waiting for parts. Having only 13,300 miles, I'll never purchase another FCA product. My other vehicle is a Ford Edge Sport. 40,000 miles and zero issues.
 

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Why do you think the Shelby GT500 will not be reliable. If it's the engine. It's the same block Ford uses in the Cobra Jet drag car. Regarding reliability. My 2018 Chrysler 300C Hemi has been in my dealerships service center for 30 days waiting for parts. Having only 13,300 miles, I'll never purchase another FCA product. My other vehicle is a Ford Edge Sport. 40,000 miles and zero issues.
I think it may be reliable, the engine should be much more so than the GT350 5.2 I was talking mostly about the DCT I just don’t see it lasting like a standard auto. Auto trannies have become so good these days many outlast the engines. I could be wrong of course but when the DCT goes at 100,000 miles with no warranty the cost will be huge, modded there is no question the DCT won’t take power like a torque converter trans. I get the whole FCA junk story, but all companies make junk and good. No question the 5.7 6.4 and Hellcat 6.2s have proven themselves as good engines. 5.0 is crazy good as well.
 

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I think it may be reliable, the engine should be much more so than the GT350 5.2 I was talking mostly about the DCT I just don’t see it lasting like a standard auto. Auto trannies have become so good these days many outlast the engines. I could be wrong of course but when the DCT goes at 100,000 miles with no warranty the cost will be huge, modded there is no question the DCT won’t take power like a torque converter trans. I get the whole FCA junk story, but all companies make junk and good. No question the 5.7 6.4 and Hellcat 6.2s have proven themselves as good engines. 5.0 is crazy good as well.
Limited production car, dct needs clutches.
Nothing crazy expensive for the performance you get.
 
 
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