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1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600 vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 37 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600 would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Acura CL (260 HP @ 6900 RPM) has 152 more horse power than 1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600. (108 HP @ 4400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL should accelerate faster than 1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 220 kg more than 1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600 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 1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL, 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, 2002 Acura CL (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 121 more torque (in Nm) than 1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600. (194 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2002 Acura CL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600.

Compare all specifications:

1965 Willys-Overland Aero-Willys 2600 2002 Acura CL
Make Willys-Overland Acura
Model Aero-Willys 2600 CL
Year Released 1965 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2638 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 194 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 1360 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 4820 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1530 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2740 mm 2580 mm


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