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1959 Cadillac 62 vs. 1973 Cadillac Eldorado

To start off, 1973 Cadillac Eldorado is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1959 Cadillac 62. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1959 Cadillac 62 would be higher. At 8,192 cc (8 cylinders), 1973 Cadillac Eldorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1973 Cadillac Eldorado (223 HP @ 3600 RPM) has 26 more horse power than 1959 Cadillac 62. (197 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1973 Cadillac Eldorado should accelerate faster than 1959 Cadillac 62. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1973 Cadillac Eldorado weights approximately 95 kg more than 1959 Cadillac 62. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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1959 Cadillac 62 1973 Cadillac Eldorado
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model 62 Eldorado
Year Released 1959 1973
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6382 cc 8192 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 197 HP 223 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2125 kg 2220 kg
Vehicle Length 5730 mm 5700 mm
Vehicle Width 2040 mm 2030 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 3210 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 79 L 101 L


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