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1964 Austin Princess vs. 1958 Austin A135

To start off, 1964 Austin Princess is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1958 Austin A135. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1958 Austin A135 would be higher. Both 1964 Austin Princess and 1958 Austin A135 are equipped with a 3,993 cc engine. In terms of performance, 1958 Austin A135 (150 HP @ 4100 RPM) has 31 more horse power than 1964 Austin Princess. (119 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1958 Austin A135 should accelerate faster than 1964 Austin Princess. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1964 Austin Princess weights approximately 100 kg more than 1958 Austin A135.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 1958 Austin A135 (308 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 57 more torque (in Nm) than 1964 Austin Princess. (251 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1958 Austin A135 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1964 Austin Princess.

Compare all specifications:

1964 Austin Princess 1958 Austin A135
Make Austin Austin
Model Princess A135
Year Released 1964 1958
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3993 cc 3993 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 119 HP 150 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4100 RPM
Torque 251 Nm 308 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 8.5:1 7.6:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2180 kg 2080 kg
Vehicle Length 5470 mm 5110 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1780 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 3360 mm 3100 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 72 L 34 L


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