1973 Alpine A 310 vs. 1957 Alpine A 106

To start off, 1973 Alpine A 310 is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1957 Alpine A 106. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1957 Alpine A 106 would be higher. At 1,605 cc (4 cylinders), 1973 Alpine A 310 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1973 Alpine A 310 (128 HP) has 85 more horse power than 1957 Alpine A 106. (43 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1973 Alpine A 310 should accelerate faster than 1957 Alpine A 106.

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, 1973 Alpine A 310 (146 Nm) has 101 more torque (in Nm) than 1957 Alpine A 106. (45 Nm). This means 1973 Alpine A 310 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1957 Alpine A 106.

Compare all specifications:

1973 Alpine A 310 1957 Alpine A 106
Make Alpine Alpine
Model A 310 A 106
Year Released 1973 1957
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Position Rear Rear
Engine Size 1605 cc 747 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 128 HP 43 HP
Torque 146 Nm 45 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4190 mm 3710 mm
Vehicle Width 1630 mm 1460 mm
Vehicle Height 1160 mm 1280 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 28 L


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