1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia vs. 2010 Honda Jazz

To start off, 2010 Honda Jazz is newer by 46 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia would be higher. At 1,245 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Honda Jazz is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Honda Jazz (77 HP) has 43 more horse power than 1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia. (34 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Honda Jazz should accelerate faster than 1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Honda Jazz weights approximately 228 kg more than 1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia 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 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Honda Jazz, 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. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Honda Jazz (110 Nm) has 26 more torque (in Nm) than 1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia. (84 Nm). This means 2010 Honda Jazz will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia.

Compare all specifications:

1964 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia 2010 Honda Jazz
Make Volkswagen Honda
Model Karmann-Ghia Jazz
Year Released 1964 2010
Body Type Coupe Hatchback
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 1190 cc 1245 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 34 HP 77 HP
Torque 84 Nm 110 Nm
Engine Bore Size 77 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 64 mm 80 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 820 kg 1048 kg
Vehicle Length 4200 mm 3840 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1530 mm
Wheelbase Size 2430 mm 2460 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 40 L 42 L


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