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1968 Plymouth VIP vs. 2011 Chrysler Delta

To start off, 2011 Chrysler Delta is newer by 43 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Plymouth VIP. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Plymouth VIP would be higher. At 5,208 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Plymouth VIP is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1968 Plymouth VIP (230 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 110 more horse power than 2011 Chrysler Delta. (120 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Plymouth VIP should accelerate faster than 2011 Chrysler Delta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Plymouth VIP weights approximately 252 kg more than 2011 Chrysler Delta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1968 Plymouth VIP 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 1968 Plymouth VIP. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Chrysler Delta, 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, 1968 Plymouth VIP (461 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 255 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Chrysler Delta. (206 Nm @ 1750 RPM). This means 1968 Plymouth VIP will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Chrysler Delta. 1968 Plymouth VIP has automatic transmission and 2011 Chrysler Delta has manual transmission. 2011 Chrysler Delta will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1968 Plymouth VIP will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Plymouth VIP 2011 Chrysler Delta
Make Plymouth Chrysler
Model VIP Delta
Year Released 1968 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5208 cc 1368 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 230 HP 120 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 461 Nm 206 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 1750 RPM
Engine Bore Size 99.3 mm 72 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84.1 mm 84 mm
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1647 kg 1395 kg
Vehicle Length 5420 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1980 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2710 mm


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