1964 Pontiac Tempest vs. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado
To start off, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 47 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1964 Pontiac Tempest. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1964 Pontiac Tempest would be higher. At 3,524 cc (6 cylinders), 1964 Pontiac Tempest is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 67 more horse power than 1964 Pontiac Tempest. (118 HP @ 4200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 1964 Pontiac Tempest. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 199 kg more than 1964 Pontiac Tempest. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Because 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1964 Pontiac Tempest. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado 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.
Compare all specifications:
|1964 Pontiac Tempest||2011 Chevrolet Colorado|
|Engine Size||3524 cc||2901 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||118 HP||185 HP|
|Engine RPM||4200 RPM||5600 RPM|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||3 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1350 kg||1549 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5160 mm||4890 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1820 mm||1750 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2930 mm||2830 mm|