1962 Ferrari 250 GTE vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 49 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE would be higher. At 2,953 cc (12 cylinders), 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE (235 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 55 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 146 kg more than 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE.

Because 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 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 Ferrari 250 GTE. 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, 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE (245 Nm @ 5000 RPM) has 27 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE has manual transmission. 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Ferrari Honda
Model 250 GTE CR-V
Year Released 1962 2011
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2953 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 235 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 7000 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 245 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1410 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4710 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 140 L 58 L