1972 Ginetta G15 vs. 1973 Volvo 164

To start off, 1973 Volvo 164 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Ginetta G15. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Ginetta G15 would be higher. At 2,976 cc (6 cylinders), 1973 Volvo 164 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1973 Volvo 164 (142 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 91 more horse power than 1972 Ginetta G15. (51 HP @ 6100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1973 Volvo 164 should accelerate faster than 1972 Ginetta G15.

Let's talk about torque, 1973 Volvo 164 (221 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 151 more torque (in Nm) than 1972 Ginetta G15. (70 Nm @ 4300 RPM). This means 1973 Volvo 164 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1972 Ginetta G15.

Compare all specifications:

1972 Ginetta G15 1973 Volvo 164
Make Ginetta Volvo
Model G15 164
Year Released 1972 1973
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 875 cc 2976 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 51 HP 142 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 70 Nm 221 Nm
Torque RPM 4300 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Length 3660 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1450 mm 1720 mm


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