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1971 Jensen SP vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 39 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Jensen SP. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Jensen SP would be higher. At 7,206 cc (8 cylinders), 1971 Jensen SP is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1971 Jensen SP (385 HP @ 4700 RPM) has 200 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1971 Jensen SP should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1971 Jensen SP weights approximately 522 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. Let's talk about torque, 1971 Jensen SP (557 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 299 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1971 Jensen SP will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 1971 Jensen SP has automatic transmission and 2010 Chevrolet Colorado has manual transmission. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1971 Jensen SP will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1971 Jensen SP 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Jensen Chevrolet
Model SP Colorado
Year Released 1971 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7206 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 385 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 4700 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 557 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 2800 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1783 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4780 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 72 L


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