1970 Ford Maverick vs. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer
To start off, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 42 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Ford Maverick. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Ford Maverick would be higher. At 2,782 cc (6 cylinders), 1970 Ford Maverick is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 67 more horse power than 1970 Ford Maverick. (81 HP @ 4400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer should accelerate faster than 1970 Ford Maverick. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer weights approximately 65 kg more than 1970 Ford Maverick. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Because 1970 Ford Maverick 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 1970 Ford Maverick. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer, 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, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer (198 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Ford Maverick. (175 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Ford Maverick.
Compare all specifications:
|1970 Ford Maverick||2012 Mitsubishi Lancer|
|Engine Size||2782 cc||2000 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||81 HP||148 HP|
|Engine RPM||4400 RPM||6000 RPM|
|Torque||175 Nm||198 Nm|
|Torque RPM||1800 RPM||4200 RPM|
|Vehicle Weight||1260 kg||1325 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4840 mm||4572 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1800 mm||1763 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1360 mm||1491 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2800 mm||2634 mm|