Originally Posted by GRANITECHIEF
How would you compare the two? Sacrifice a bit of handling for a bump in BHP?
the ride quality of the 370z Nismo is super hard.
at first i didn't mind it but after a while, it was no longer fun. One time I drove it over a bad patch of road and i thought one of the tires had gone flat but no. that car would just amplify the bad road surfaces 3 or 4 times more.
the Camaro is a big car and it rides like one. at 65 mph, it feels slow. If you want to go for a long drive, there is no contest, the Camaro wins.
handling wise, the Z is better. it is far more nimble.
the Z felt faster but it's not a fair comparison because the last time I drove the Z it had 6k miles. My Camaro has less than 160 miles, so I can't drive it like a car that has already been broken in
Biggest surprise for me was I got better gas mileage with the 6.2 liter V-8 426 HP than the 3.7 liter V-6 350 HP in city driving.
15 MPG for the Z and 16 MPG for the Camaro.
I try not to drive on the freeway too much because I don't want to get the rock chips (I don't like the line on the clear bra)