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1948 Studebaker Champion vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 54 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1948 Studebaker Champion. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1948 Studebaker Champion would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 181 more horse power than 1948 Studebaker Champion. (79 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 1948 Studebaker Champion.

2002 Acura CL has automatic transmission and 1948 Studebaker Champion has manual transmission. 1948 Studebaker Champion will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Acura CL will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1948 Studebaker Champion 2002 Acura CL
Make Studebaker Acura
Model Champion CL
Year Released 1948 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2786 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 79 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Transmission Type Manual Automatic


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