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1956 Chrysler Imperial vs. 1968 Toyota Sport 800

To start off, 1968 Toyota Sport 800 is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1956 Chrysler Imperial. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1956 Chrysler Imperial would be higher. At 5,423 cc (8 cylinders), 1956 Chrysler Imperial is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1956 Chrysler Imperial (247 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 203 more horse power than 1968 Toyota Sport 800. (44 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1956 Chrysler Imperial should accelerate faster than 1968 Toyota Sport 800. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1956 Chrysler Imperial weights approximately 1818 kg more than 1968 Toyota Sport 800. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1956 Chrysler Imperial (470 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 403 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Toyota Sport 800. (67 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 1956 Chrysler Imperial will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Toyota Sport 800.

Compare all specifications:

1956 Chrysler Imperial 1968 Toyota Sport 800
Make Chrysler Toyota
Model Imperial Sport 800
Year Released 1956 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5423 cc 790 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 2 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 247 HP 44 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 470 Nm 67 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 2400 kg 582 kg
Vehicle Length 6170 mm 3590 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1470 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1180 mm
Wheelbase Size 3800 mm 2010 mm


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