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1951 Alvis TA 21 vs. 2006 Dodge Ram

To start off, 2006 Dodge Ram is newer by 55 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1951 Alvis TA 21. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1951 Alvis TA 21 would be higher. At 8,276 cc (10 cylinders), 2006 Dodge Ram is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Dodge Ram (500 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 407 more horse power than 1951 Alvis TA 21. (93 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Dodge Ram should accelerate faster than 1951 Alvis TA 21. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Dodge Ram weights approximately 865 kg more than 1951 Alvis TA 21. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2006 Dodge Ram (713 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 509 more torque (in Nm) than 1951 Alvis TA 21. (204 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2006 Dodge Ram will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1951 Alvis TA 21.

Compare all specifications:

1951 Alvis TA 21 2006 Dodge Ram
Make Alvis Dodge
Model TA 21 Ram
Year Released 1951 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2993 cc 8276 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 10 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 93 HP 500 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 204 Nm 713 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 102 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 101 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1448 kg 2313 kg
Vehicle Length 4630 mm 5170 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 2040 mm
Vehicle Height 1600 mm 1900 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 3070 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 98 L


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