1956 Talbot T 26 vs. 1982 Talbot Samba

To start off, 1982 Talbot Samba is newer by 26 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 @ 4300 RPM) has 153 more horse power than 1982 Talbot Samba. (44 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1956 Talbot T 26 should accelerate faster than 1982 Talbot Samba. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1956 Talbot T 26 weights approximately 870 kg more than 1982 Talbot Samba. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Compare all specifications:

1956 Talbot T 26 1982 Talbot Samba
Make Talbot Talbot
Model T 26 Samba
Year Released 1956 1982
Engine Size 4482 cc 954 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 197 HP 44 HP
Engine RPM 4300 RPM 6000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 1610 kg 740 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 3520 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1540 mm


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