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1973 Nissan Bluebird vs. 2005 Nissan Skyline

To start off, 2005 Nissan Skyline is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1973 Nissan Bluebird. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1973 Nissan Bluebird would be higher. At 1,999 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Nissan Skyline is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Nissan Skyline weights approximately 425 kg more than 1973 Nissan Bluebird.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1973 Nissan Bluebird 2005 Nissan Skyline
Make Nissan Nissan
Model Bluebird Skyline
Year Released 1973 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1595 cc 1999 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 76 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 955 kg 1380 kg
Vehicle Length 4220 mm 4710 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1380 mm


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