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1964 Maserati Mistral vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2005 Mercedes-Benz E is newer by 41 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1964 Maserati Mistral. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1964 Maserati Mistral would be higher. At 3,694 cc (6 cylinders), 1964 Maserati Mistral is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1964 Maserati Mistral (243 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 22 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1964 Maserati Mistral should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 535 kg more than 1964 Maserati Mistral.

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. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 1964 Maserati Mistral has manual transmission. 1964 Maserati Mistral will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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1964 Maserati Mistral 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Maserati Mercedes-Benz
Model Mistral E
Year Released 1964 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3694 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 243 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1250 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4500 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1630 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2830 mm


 

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