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1957 Aston Martin DB2 vs. 2006 BMW Z4

To start off, 2006 BMW Z4 is newer by 49 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1957 Aston Martin DB2. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1957 Aston Martin DB2 would be higher. At 2,580 cc (6 cylinders), 1957 Aston Martin DB2 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 BMW Z4 weights approximately 200 kg more than 1957 Aston Martin DB2.

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:

1957 Aston Martin DB2 2006 BMW Z4
Make Aston Martin BMW
Model DB2 Z4
Year Released 1957 2006
Body Type Coupe Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2580 cc 2492 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 189 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1135 kg 1335 kg
Vehicle Length 4360 mm 4100 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2500 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 55 L


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