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1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 54 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 would be higher. At 1,974 cc (4 cylinders), 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 (114 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 40 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Tata Indica weights approximately 55 kg more than 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900.

Because 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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.

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1955 Alfa Romeo 1900 2009 Tata Indica
Make Alfa Romeo Tata
Model 1900 Indica
Year Released 1955 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1974 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 114 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.5 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 79.5 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 71 L 37 L


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