1974 Innocenti Mini vs. 1967 Innocenti A 40

To start off, 1974 Innocenti Mini is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1967 Innocenti A 40. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1967 Innocenti A 40 would be higher. At 1,275 cc (4 cylinders), 1974 Innocenti Mini is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1974 Innocenti Mini (64 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 21 more horse power than 1967 Innocenti A 40. (43 HP @ 5100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1974 Innocenti Mini should accelerate faster than 1967 Innocenti A 40. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1967 Innocenti A 40 weights approximately 70 kg more than 1974 Innocenti Mini.

Because 1967 Innocenti A 40 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 1967 Innocenti A 40. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1974 Innocenti Mini, 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, 1974 Innocenti Mini (96 Nm @ 2600 RPM) has 15 more torque (in Nm) than 1967 Innocenti A 40. (81 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1974 Innocenti Mini will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1967 Innocenti A 40.

Compare all specifications:

1974 Innocenti Mini 1967 Innocenti A 40
Make Innocenti Innocenti
Model Mini A 40
Year Released 1974 1967
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1275 cc 1098 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 64 HP 43 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 96 Nm 81 Nm
Torque RPM 2600 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 730 kg 800 kg
Vehicle Length 3130 mm 3720 mm
Vehicle Width 1510 mm 1520 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2050 mm 2220 mm


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