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1950 Alfa Romeo 1900 vs. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 61 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1950 Alfa Romeo 1900. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1950 Alfa Romeo 1900 would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 95 more horse power than 1950 Alfa Romeo 1900. (90 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 1950 Alfa Romeo 1900. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 449 kg more than 1950 Alfa Romeo 1900. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1950 Alfa Romeo 1900. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado will offer significantly more control. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 118 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Alfa Romeo 1900. (140 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2011 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Alfa Romeo 1900.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Alfa Romeo 1900 2011 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Alfa Romeo Chevrolet
Model 1900 Colorado
Year Released 1950 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1884 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 90 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 140 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 7.5:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1100 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2830 mm


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