1974 Innocenti Mini vs. 1968 Innocenti Mini

To start off, 1974 Innocenti Mini is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Innocenti Mini. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Innocenti Mini 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 23 more horse power than 1968 Innocenti Mini. (41 HP @ 4750 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1974 Innocenti Mini should accelerate faster than 1968 Innocenti Mini. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1974 Innocenti Mini weights approximately 100 kg more than 1968 Innocenti Mini. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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, 1974 Innocenti Mini (96 Nm @ 2600 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Innocenti Mini. (56 Nm @ 2600 RPM). This means 1974 Innocenti Mini will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Innocenti Mini.

Compare all specifications:

1974 Innocenti Mini 1968 Innocenti Mini
Make Innocenti Innocenti
Model Mini Mini
Year Released 1974 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1275 cc 848 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 64 HP 41 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4750 RPM
Torque 96 Nm 56 Nm
Torque RPM 2600 RPM 2600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 730 kg 630 kg
Vehicle Length 3130 mm 3060 mm
Vehicle Width 1510 mm 1420 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2050 mm 2050 mm


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