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1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vs. 1977 Chevrolet Corvette

To start off, 1977 Chevrolet Corvette is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo would be higher. At 7,442 cc (8 cylinders), 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo weights approximately 241 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Corvette.

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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1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1977 Chevrolet Corvette
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Monte Carlo Corvette
Year Released 1970 1977
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7442 cc 5765 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 0 HP 207 HP
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1805 kg 1564 kg
Vehicle Length 5260 mm 4710 mm
Vehicle Width 1930 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1230 mm
Wheelbase Size 2960 mm 2500 mm


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