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1969 Cadillac Brougham vs. 2002 Mercedes-Benz S

To start off, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S is newer by 33 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Cadillac Brougham. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Cadillac Brougham would be higher. At 7,734 cc (8 cylinders), 1969 Cadillac Brougham is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S (493 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 265 more horse power than 1969 Cadillac Brougham. (228 HP @ 4400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S should accelerate faster than 1969 Cadillac Brougham. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1969 Cadillac Brougham weights approximately 45 kg more than 2002 Mercedes-Benz S.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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.

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1969 Cadillac Brougham 2002 Mercedes-Benz S
Make Cadillac Mercedes-Benz
Model Brougham S
Year Released 1969 2002
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7734 cc 5513 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 228 HP 493 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 5000 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2180 kg 2135 kg
Vehicle Length 5790 mm 5170 mm
Vehicle Width 2040 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 3390 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 79 L 88 L


 

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