We drove a $33,000 Ford Mustang and a $38,000 Chevy Camaro to see which was the better entry-level iconic sports car — here's the verdict (GM, F)

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  • Ford and Chevy both offer entry-level versions of their iconic muscle cars.
  • The Mustang has a 310-horsepower EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine, while the Camaro has a smaller 275-horsepower motor, also turbocharged.
  • The Mustang was the clear winner in this contest. 

Ford and Chevy have for decades been locked in a battle for muscle-car supremacy.

Ford’s Mustang arrived in 1965. The Camaro landed in 1967. The fight hasn’t let up since.

Both carmakers know that not everybody wants a massive V8 engine, which is what makes a muscle car a muscle car. So they offer less stonking versions of the ‘Stang and the mullet-mobile, each with a turbocharged powerplant.

We tried the turbo Camaro last year. More recently, we jumped behind the wheel of the turbo Mustang. Here’s how it all went down.

First up is the Camaro.

The Camaro was Chevy’s 1960s response to the Mustang. Here’s a rude 1968 model.

Danielle Muoio, a former transportation reporter for Business Insider, checked out the turbo Camaro in 2017.

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