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1944 Alfa Romeo 6C vs. 1990 BMW 316

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 46 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1944 Alfa Romeo 6C. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1944 Alfa Romeo 6C would be higher. At 2,443 cc (6 cylinders), 1944 Alfa Romeo 6C is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1990 BMW 316 (100 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 1944 Alfa Romeo 6C. (90 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1990 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 1944 Alfa Romeo 6C. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1944 Alfa Romeo 6C weights approximately 420 kg more than 1990 BMW 316.

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:

1944 Alfa Romeo 6C 1990 BMW 316
Make Alfa Romeo BMW
Model 6C 316
Year Released 1944 1990
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2443 cc 1596 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 90 HP 100 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1500 kg 1080 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4330 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 3010 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 77 L 70 L


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