1956 Talbot T 26 vs. 1958 Talbot Lago America

To start off, 1958 Talbot Lago America is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1956 Talbot T 26. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1956 Talbot T 26 would be higher. At 4,482 cc (6 cylinders), 1956 Talbot T 26 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1956 Talbot T 26 (197 HP) has 116 more horse power than 1958 Talbot Lago America. (81 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1956 Talbot T 26 should accelerate faster than 1958 Talbot Lago America. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1956 Talbot T 26 weights approximately 635 kg more than 1958 Talbot Lago America. 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.

Compare all specifications:

1956 Talbot T 26 1958 Talbot Lago America
Make Talbot Talbot
Model T 26 Lago America
Year Released 1956 1958
Engine Size 4482 cc 2351 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 81 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1610 kg 975 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4210 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1650 mm


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