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1963 Humber Sceptre vs. 2006 Hyundai Terracan

To start off, 2006 Hyundai Terracan is newer by 43 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1963 Humber Sceptre. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1963 Humber Sceptre would be higher. At 2,902 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Hyundai Terracan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (161 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 83 more horse power than 1963 Humber Sceptre. (78 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan should accelerate faster than 1963 Humber Sceptre. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Hyundai Terracan weights approximately 1038 kg more than 1963 Humber Sceptre. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Hyundai Terracan is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1963 Humber Sceptre. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Hyundai Terracan will offer significantly more control. 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, 2006 Hyundai Terracan (346 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 222 more torque (in Nm) than 1963 Humber Sceptre. (124 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2006 Hyundai Terracan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1963 Humber Sceptre.

Compare all specifications:

1963 Humber Sceptre 2006 Hyundai Terracan
Make Humber Hyundai
Model Sceptre Terracan
Year Released 1963 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1592 cc 2902 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 78 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 3800 RPM
Torque 124 Nm 346 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81.5 mm 97.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 76.2 mm 98 mm
Top Speed 145 km/hour 168 km/hour
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1124 kg 2162 kg
Vehicle Length 4210 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1800 mm
Wheelbase Size 2570 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 47 L 75 L


 

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