Back in 1990s, Volkswagen had an advertising campaign built around German word “fahrvergnügen,” which loosely means “driving pleasure.” Apparently the whimsical ads worked on me, because I keep hearing it every time I get into a new car.
We recently had the pleasure of driving two cars loaded with fahrvergnügen, the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS with the 1LE track package, and the Nissan 370Z Touring coupe with the Sport Package. The Camaro SS and the 370Z don’t often get matched side-by-side; Camaros are forever measured against the Ford Mustang, while the 370Z usually ends up against light-footed imports such as the BMW 1 Series. But both of the cars we had were priced at around $40,000, could hustle from 0-60 mph in a little over 4.5 seconds, and get through the quarter mile just slightly north of 13 seconds. Which makes for the better sports car?Read More »from Chevy Camaro SS vs. Nissan 370Z, the unlikely face-off: Motoramic Drives