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1952 Volkswagen Beetle vs. 2011 Porsche Cayman

To start off, 2011 Porsche Cayman is newer by 59 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1952 Volkswagen Beetle. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1952 Volkswagen Beetle would be higher. At 3,400 cc (6 cylinders), 2011 Porsche Cayman is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Porsche Cayman (330 HP @ 7400 RPM) has 306 more horse power than 1952 Volkswagen Beetle. (24 HP @ 3300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Porsche Cayman should accelerate faster than 1952 Volkswagen Beetle. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Porsche Cayman weights approximately 593 kg more than 1952 Volkswagen Beetle. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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1952 Volkswagen Beetle 2011 Porsche Cayman
Make Volkswagen Porsche
Model Beetle Cayman
Year Released 1952 2011
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Size 1131 cc 3400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 24 HP 330 HP
Engine RPM 3300 RPM 7400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 702 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4070 mm 4346 mm
Vehicle Width 1560 mm 1801 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1285 mm


 

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