1970 Citroen Ami vs. 2008 Citroen C3
To start off, 2008 Citroen C3 is newer by 38 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 1,586 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Citroen C3 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Citroen C3 (108 HP @ 5750 RPM) has 73 more horse power than 1970 Citroen Ami. (35 HP @ 5750 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Citroen C3 should accelerate faster than 1970 Citroen Ami. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Citroen C3 weights approximately 539 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||2008 Citroen C3|
|Engine Size||602 cc||1586 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||2 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||35 HP||108 HP|
|Engine RPM||5750 RPM||5750 RPM|
|Fuel Type||Gasoline||Gasoline - Premium|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||620 kg||1159 kg|
|Vehicle Length||3880 mm||3860 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1530 mm||1670 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1530 mm||1540 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2410 mm||2470 mm|