Thread: 2011 GT500
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      04-13-2012, 02:54 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Cabinetman View Post
I had a 2010 E90 M3 DCT prior to the Shelby and the M3 was by far a better daily driver. The M had more room, a better interior, better seats, more comfortable suspension, better visibility and a DCT transmission that will shift itself in traffic. I owned the Shelby as a weekend toy and I did not consider the car a viable daily driver for me.

The 2013 GT500 is supposed to get some additional electronic aids to help with the traction issue. I'm guessing it will be an easier car to get off the line than the 2011 even with the extra 100hp.

If I was going to step up to the new 2013 GT500 I would also consider the 2013 Camaro ZL1. The ZL1 has more tire, magnetic dampeners, independent rear suspension and available nav for 2013. The Camaro is heavier and has less power than the Shelby, but so far the Chevy has proven to be very fast on the track.
Guess you havent read the problems ZL1 owners are having with traction control either despite all the technology its got on there.