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1957 AC Aceca vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 52 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1957 AC Aceca. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1957 AC Aceca would be higher. At 1,971 cc (6 cylinders), 1957 AC Aceca is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1957 AC Aceca (125 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 51 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1957 AC Aceca should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Tata Indica weights approximately 111 kg more than 1957 AC Aceca.

Because 1957 AC Aceca 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 1957 AC Aceca. 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. Let's talk about torque, 1957 AC Aceca (167 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 52 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1957 AC Aceca will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

1957 AC Aceca 2009 Tata Indica
Make AC Tata
Model Aceca Indica
Year Released 1957 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1971 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 125 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 167 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 66 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 96 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 894 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4070 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1560 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 37 L


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