Ford Mustang GT 5.0 vs Subaru WRX STI sedan

Picture of Subaru WRX STI sedan
Picture of Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Category Subaru WRX STI sedanFord Mustang GT 5.0
Max power (ps / bhp) 300 / 296418 / 412
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 407 / 300527 / 389
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1590 / 35051648 / 3633
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 189 / 186254 / 250

Lap Times

Track Subaru WRX STI sedanFord Mustang GT 5.0
Virginia International Raceway Grand East Course (pre 01/2014) 3:13.803:08.60

Performance

Category Subaru WRX STI sedanFord Mustang GT 5.0
0 - 100 kph 5.2 s4.6 s
0 - 180 kph 17.7 s12.7 s
0 - 200 kph 22.1 s17.5 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 18.4 s12.9 s
0 - 100 mph 13.1 s10.1 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.7 s @ 87.6 mph9.0 s @ 93.8 mph
1/4 mile 13.5 s12.7 s @ 112.5 mph
Top speed 255 kph (158 mph)245 kph (152 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.57 g (6 m/s²)0.68 g (7 m/s²)

Summary

Category Subaru WRX STI sedanFord Mustang GT 5.0
Track Performance 92100
Straight line speed 557889
Total 650989

Verdict

Mustang GT 5.0 is the fastest by a huge margin.

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Viking  11y ago

Groovy, the new Subaru \"Supercar\" is not even close to the Mustang GT 5.0 at VIR. 5.2 seconds is a long time, even for a 4.1 mile track.