Many of us have already taken in Motor Trend’s May issue cover story in which an impatient MT staff pits Chevy’s
Concept, not due out until 2008 if at all, against the
in a digital duel. The comparison occurred in a virtual world created by a simulation program called
. While data on the actually-in-existence Ford Mustang was easy to come by, editors from MT has to consult with
to cull information on the 2009 Camaro to use in the simulation.
For those who find reading about the comparison a bit one-dimensional, both
have loaded up their websites with not only animations of the comparison, but also a mini-app called SurfAnim that allows one to zoom, fly around and see the tests performed in slow-motion.
[Source: CarSim and Motor Trend]