1974 Innocenti Mini vs. 2005 Renault Modus

To start off, 2005 Renault Modus is newer by 31 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Innocenti Mini. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Innocenti Mini would be higher. At 1,597 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Renault Modus is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Renault Modus (111 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 47 more horse power than 1974 Innocenti Mini. (64 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Renault Modus should accelerate faster than 1974 Innocenti Mini. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Renault Modus weights approximately 515 kg more than 1974 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, 2005 Renault Modus (151 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 55 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Innocenti Mini. (96 Nm @ 2600 RPM). This means 2005 Renault Modus will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Innocenti Mini.

Compare all specifications:

1974 Innocenti Mini 2005 Renault Modus
Make Innocenti Renault
Model Mini Modus
Year Released 1974 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1275 cc 1597 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 64 HP 111 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 96 Nm 151 Nm
Torque RPM 2600 RPM 4250 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 730 kg 1245 kg
Vehicle Length 3130 mm 3800 mm
Vehicle Width 1510 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1600 mm
Wheelbase Size 2050 mm 2480 mm


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