1962 AC Aceca vs. 2010 Toyota Avalon

To start off, 2010 Toyota Avalon is newer by 48 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1962 AC Aceca. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1962 AC Aceca would be higher. At 3,500 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Toyota Avalon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Toyota Avalon (268 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 143 more horse power than 1962 AC Aceca. (125 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Toyota Avalon should accelerate faster than 1962 AC Aceca. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Toyota Avalon weights approximately 689 kg more than 1962 AC Aceca. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1962 AC Aceca 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 1962 AC Aceca. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Toyota Avalon, 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, 2010 Toyota Avalon (336 Nm @ 4700 RPM) has 169 more torque (in Nm) than 1962 AC Aceca. (167 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2010 Toyota Avalon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1962 AC Aceca.

Compare all specifications:

1962 AC Aceca 2010 Toyota Avalon
Make AC Toyota
Model Aceca Avalon
Year Released 1962 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1971 cc 3500 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 125 HP 268 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 167 Nm 336 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 894 kg 1583 kg
Vehicle Length 4070 mm 5019 mm
Vehicle Width 1560 mm 1849 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1486 mm
Wheelbase Size 2290 mm 2819 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 70 L


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