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1950 Ferrari 195 vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 55 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1950 Ferrari 195. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1950 Ferrari 195 would be higher. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E (221 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 91 more horse power than 1950 Ferrari 195. (130 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E should accelerate faster than 1950 Ferrari 195. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 835 kg more than 1950 Ferrari 195. 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. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 1950 Ferrari 195 has manual transmission. 1950 Ferrari 195 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Ferrari 195 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Ferrari Mercedes-Benz
Model 195 E
Year Released 1950 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2341 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 130 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 65 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 58.8 mm 84 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 7.5:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1785 kg
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 82 L 80 L


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