1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith 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 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith would be higher. At 4,887 cc (6 cylinders), 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith weights approximately 594 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Because 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith 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 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith. 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.

Compare all specifications:

1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Rolls-Royce Honda
Model Silver Wraith CR-V
Year Released 1959 2011
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4887 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 180 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2150 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 5370 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1960 mm 1819 mm
Wheelbase Size 3230 mm 2619 mm


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