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1941 GAZ M1 vs. 2003 GAZ 3111

To start off, 2003 GAZ 3111 is newer by 62 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1941 GAZ M1. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1941 GAZ M1 would be higher. At 3,285 cc (4 cylinders), 1941 GAZ M1 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 GAZ 3111 (148 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 99 more horse power than 1941 GAZ M1. (49 HP @ 2800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 GAZ 3111 should accelerate faster than 1941 GAZ M1. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 GAZ 3111 weights approximately 130 kg more than 1941 GAZ M1. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.

Compare all specifications:

1941 GAZ M1 2003 GAZ 3111
Model M1 3111
Year Released 1941 2003
Engine Size 3285 cc 2285 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 49 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 2800 RPM 5200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1370 kg 1500 kg
Vehicle Length 4630 mm 4950 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1780 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2810 mm


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