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1959 Cadillac 62 vs. 2009 Cadillac Escalade

To start off, 2009 Cadillac Escalade is newer by 50 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 6,382 cc (8 cylinders), 1959 Cadillac 62 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Cadillac Escalade (403 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 206 more horse power than 1959 Cadillac 62. (197 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Cadillac Escalade should accelerate faster than 1959 Cadillac 62. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Cadillac Escalade weights approximately 542 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 2009 Cadillac Escalade
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model 62 Escalade
Year Released 1959 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6382 cc 6162 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 403 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 5700 RPM
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2125 kg 2667 kg
Vehicle Length 5730 mm 5650 mm
Vehicle Width 2040 mm 2020 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 3310 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 79 L 117 L


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