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1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta vs. 1977 Chevrolet Citation

To start off, 1977 Chevrolet Citation is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta would be higher. At 2,835 cc (6 cylinders), 1977 Chevrolet Citation is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Chevrolet Citation weights approximately 295 kg more than 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta.

Because 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 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 1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1977 Chevrolet Citation, 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.

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1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1977 Chevrolet Citation
Make Alfa Romeo Chevrolet
Model Giulietta Citation
Year Released 1961 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1290 cc 2835 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 100 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 855 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 3930 mm 4490 mm
Vehicle Width 1550 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1230 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2260 mm 2670 mm


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