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1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 48 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II would be higher. At 2,912 cc (6 cylinders), 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II (129 HP) has 52 more horse power than 2010 Honda Jazz. (77 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II should accelerate faster than 2010 Honda Jazz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II weights approximately 110 kg more than 2010 Honda Jazz. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II 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 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Honda Jazz, 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, 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II (167 Nm) has 57 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Honda Jazz. (110 Nm). This means 1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Honda Jazz.

Compare all specifications:

1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mk II 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Austin-Healey Honda
Model 3000 Mk II Jazz
Year Released 1962 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2912 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 129 HP 77 HP
Torque 167 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 83.4 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.9 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 181 km/hour 170 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1158 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4010 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1540 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2340 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 27 L 42 L


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