A C6 Corvette will do the quarter mile in the mid-high 12s. This 16,000 pound Volvo truck will do the quarter in the high 12s. I am impressed.
Sometimes it's worth considering how much a model-year change really matters. An updated car can be draped in hype, but what's the substance? In many cases? Not much. In this case, it's a priceless 0.184 of a second.
The 2011 Ford Mustang V6 puts out 305 horsepower stock, making it a a true performance bargain. But is it tunable? Watch this 12-second V6 pony scream out "yes" in a warm-up burnout.
When we first saw this video of the new 2008 Pontiac G8 GT running a 13.12 quarter-mile at 106.65 MPH we thought, "Wow, that's kind of fast." It's even faster if you consider that this appears to be an automatic version making its first pass. If you go deeper into the video you'll notice the lack of plates and that…