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1964 Abarth OT vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 41 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1964 Abarth OT. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1964 Abarth OT would be higher. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1964 Abarth OT (154 HP @ 7600 RPM) has 16 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1964 Abarth OT should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 855 kg more than 1964 Abarth OT.

Because 1964 Abarth OT 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 1964 Abarth OT. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, 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. 2005 Honda Accord has automatic transmission and 1964 Abarth OT has manual transmission. 1964 Abarth OT will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Honda Accord will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1964 Abarth OT 2005 Honda Accord
Make Abarth Honda
Model OT Accord
Year Released 1964 2005
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 1591 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 154 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 7600 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 16.7:1
Top Speed 220 km/hour 195 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 790 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 3580 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1430 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2030 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 65 L


 

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