1970 Citroen Ami vs. 2007 Citroen C8
To start off, 2007 Citroen C8 is newer by 37 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Citroen Ami. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Citroen Ami would be higher. At 2,177 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Citroen C8 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Citroen C8 (126 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 91 more horse power than 1970 Citroen Ami. (35 HP @ 5750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Citroen C8 should accelerate faster than 1970 Citroen Ami. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Citroen C8 weights approximately 1163 kg more than 1970 Citroen Ami. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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.
Compare all specifications:
|1970 Citroen Ami||2007 Citroen C8|
|Engine Size||602 cc||2177 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||2 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||35 HP||126 HP|
|Engine RPM||5750 RPM||4000 RPM|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||620 kg||1783 kg|
|Vehicle Length||3880 mm||4730 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1530 mm||1860 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1530 mm||1760 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2410 mm||2830 mm|