1959 Lancia Flaminia vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 52 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1959 Lancia Flaminia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1959 Lancia Flaminia would be higher. At 2,456 cc (6 cylinders), 1959 Lancia Flaminia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 79 more horse power than 1959 Lancia Flaminia. (101 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 1959 Lancia Flaminia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 116 kg more than 1959 Lancia Flaminia. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1959 Lancia Flaminia 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 1959 Lancia Flaminia. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V, 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, 2011 Honda CR-V (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 32 more torque (in Nm) than 1959 Lancia Flaminia. (186 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1959 Lancia Flaminia.

Compare all specifications:

1959 Lancia Flaminia 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Lancia Honda
Model Flaminia CR-V
Year Released 1959 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2456 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 101 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 186 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1440 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4860 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2960 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L 58 L


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