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1967 Sunbeam Tiger vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2005 Honda Accord is newer by 38 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1967 Sunbeam Tiger. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1967 Sunbeam Tiger would be higher. At 4,738 cc (8 cylinders), 1967 Sunbeam Tiger is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1967 Sunbeam Tiger (197 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 59 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1967 Sunbeam Tiger should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 505 kg more than 1967 Sunbeam Tiger.

Because 1967 Sunbeam Tiger 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 1967 Sunbeam Tiger. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, 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.

Compare all specifications:

1967 Sunbeam Tiger 2005 Honda Accord
Make Sunbeam Honda
Model Tiger Accord
Year Released 1967 2005
Body Type Roadster Station Wagon
Engine Size 4738 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1140 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 3970 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2190 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 27 L 65 L


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