V8 vs Twin-Turbo V6
This past few years, the auto business has been subject to pronounced changes and indications are that this surge is constant. In simpler words, whether folks approve or not, electric propulsion is approaching in assorted forms. Even so, the market today offers an impressive selection of cars powered by traditional combustion engines and maybe these could very possibly be some of the last existing models of sports cars firing fuel. The forthcoming 2024 Ford Mustang and the 2023 Nissan Z are two remarkably different concepts in a similar class and we are looking forward with interest to contrasting them.
Sam CarLegion on YouTube recently supplied an exclusive drag race between the current Mustang and the refreshed Fairlady. This particular event is a quarter-mile straight shot (but one should also be aware of the rolling start race), and both cars achieve their mission using varying powertrains. The yellow Mustang in GT constitution is equipped with a 5.0-liter non-turbo V8 showcasing 480 horsepower and 418 lb-ft, without the performance package and transferring energy to the rear wheels through a 6-speed manual transmission.
The transmission is one of the small number of characteristics shared between these vehicles. The Nissan Z has a 6-gear, 3-pedal arrangement that partners with a double-turbocharged 3.0L V6 engine. All-wheel drive is presented as an option for this Japanese sports coupe, however ,the car in the video utilizes rear-wheel motion only. Although it is lighter, reduced in size, and more agile than the Mustang, there is somewhat of a power shortfall – 400hp and 350 lb-ft of twist.
It appears that, in spite of their distinctly dissimilar conceptions, these two autos boast quite comparable performance on the highway. In the end, it almost inevitably comes down to grip and, oftentimes, the Mustang finds it challenging to acquire enough adherence for its rear wheels. After successfully being able to transfer all the power to the asphalt without spinning, the Nissan typically begins to slide abaft. More information can be observed in the video located at the head of this article.
Source: Sam CarLegion on YouTube