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1956 Chrysler Imperial vs. 2003 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2003 Saab 03-Sep is newer by 47 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, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (250 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 3 more horse power than 1956 Chrysler Imperial. (247 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 1956 Chrysler Imperial. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1956 Chrysler Imperial weights approximately 735 kg more than 2003 Saab 03-Sep.

Let's talk about torque, 1956 Chrysler Imperial (470 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 1956 Chrysler Imperial will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Saab 03-Sep.

Compare all specifications:

1956 Chrysler Imperial 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Chrysler Saab
Model Imperial 03-Sep
Year Released 1956 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5423 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 247 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 470 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 2400 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 6170 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 3800 mm 2610 mm


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