Revived Camaro surges past rival Mustang

This is fun to watch but where is the damn convertible Camaro? It will interesting to see what the new engines in the Stang’ will do for sales. I must say that the Mustang design has held up well over time as that will be the true test for the new Camaro!

From MSN.com:

One of the toughest — and longest-running — battles in the auto industry has taken an unusual twist in recent months. But the shoot-out at the pony car corral is anything but over.

Once given up for dead, Chevrolet’s reborn Camaro has, since mid-2009, become the top-seller in the so-called pony car segment, toppling arch rival Ford Mustang from its throne for the first time in nearly a quarter century. But the fight is far from over. While horsepower is certainly key to Mustang’s planned comeback, mileage rather than muscle may ultimately determine the winner in this battle.

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Camaro tops Mustang again

Looks like the old rivalry between the Mustang and Camaro is back in full swing with the Camaro beating the Mustang for 5 straight months. We’ll check back next summer to see what the battle looks like! The real winners here are the consumers with a choice between 2 fabulous rides!

The Camaro outsold the Mustang by more than 3,000 last month — the fifth month in a row that Chevy outsold Ford since bringing back the storied car this spring.

Per the Detroit Free Press:

The battle between the two cars has been raging since the original Camaro went on sale in 1966 as a rival to the Mustang, which had launched two years earlier.

GM officials say the Camaro might even outsell the Mustang this year, which would be the first time it topped the Mustang since 1985. Through October, GM has sold 47,233 Camaros — 9,236 shy of the Mustang.

The Camaro “definitely could overtake Mustang as the segment leader by the end of the year,” Susan Docherty, GM’s vice president of U.S. sales, told reporters last month. She added: “We will hopefully do that with only nine months worth of sales versus 12.”

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