4 New Cars Faster Than a Ford Mustang GT

The Ford Mustang GT has enjoyed a thorough evolution over the nearly 60 years of its muscle car history. It started as an underpowered car that Ken Miles called a “pig” and turned into the newest track-ready Mach 1s and GT500s. However, a staple in the car’s history has been the GT, quite often the most effective way for a Mustang fan to get into a V8-powered good-times machine. Still, the list of cars quicker than the GT is unsurprising; here are four new, comparable cars that will smoke a new Ford Mustang GT, like the Chevy Camaro ZL1. 

  • Toyota GR Supra 3.0
  • Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody
  • Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
  • Chevrolet Corvette 

Is the Toyota GR Supra faster than the Ford Mustang GT?

The Toyota GR Supra is a serious sports car, but the smaller 2.0L four-cylinder model can’t keep up with the Ford Mustang GT. However, the GR Supra 3.0, with its turbocharged six-cylinder engine, hit 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds in Car and Driver’s testing. Other tests revealed slower times, but in optimal conditions, that’s quick enough to beat the Mustang GT Performance Packs’ fastest times of 3.9 seconds. Of course, the Toyota GR Supra 3.0 has a starting price tag of $52,440, making it quite a bit pricier than the GT’s starting price. 

The Toyota GR Supra 3.0 is quick enough to be faster than a Ford Mustang GT.
Toyota GR Supra | Toyota

How much is a Hellcat Redeye widebody?

The 2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye has a starting price of $78,745. That makes it an arguable performance bargain but quite a bit more expensive than the Mustang GT. Still, the supercharged 6.2L Hellcat can move its considerable weight to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds. If you can keep the tires from melting, you’ll have 797 horsepower at your command. 

The Hellcat Redeye, like the Chevy Camaro ZL1, is faster than a Ford Mustang GT.
Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye | Stellantis

Is a Camaro ZL1 faster than a Ford Mustang GT?

The Chevy Camaro has been the natural rival of the Ford Mustang for years. However, if you want a Camaro that will embarrass a Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack, you’ll have to opt for the ZL1. Moreover, according to Car and Driver, the razor-sharp and track-focused Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE will sprint to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds. However, you might want to get one soon before Chevrolet discontinues it after the 2023 model year. 

How much do Chevy Corvettes cost?

It’s not surprising that the Chevrolet Corvette makes the list of cars faster than a Ford Mustang GT; however, the Corvette costs a lot more. The latest generation, the C8, has a starting price of $62,295 for the 2022 model year. Still, good luck getting one for that price. Although it will be worth the money, considering the Z51-equipped model manages a lightning-fast 2.8-second run to 60 mph. Moreover, a used Z51-equipped C7 generation with a 0-60 mph time of 3.8 seconds will outrun the Mustang GT, too. 

The C8 Corvette, like this one cast in shadow, is quick enough to outrun a Mustang GT.
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray | Patrick T. Fallon, Bloomberg via Getty Images

Are there many cars faster than the Ford Mustang GT?

The market is full of coupes, convertibles, sedans, supercars, and EVs that will smoke a Ford Mustang GT. However, you’ll have to get creative if you want a car quicker than a Mustang GT for the GT’s price point. The latest Chevrolet Camaro SS comes close to the Mustang in outright acceleration. Furthermore, many preowned options could pull it off with bolt-on modifications like an exhaust system and tune. 

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