1974 Renault 12 vs. 2011 Audi A6
To start off, 2011 Audi A6 is newer by 37 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Renault 12. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Renault 12 would be higher. At 3,000 cc (6 cylinders), 2011 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Audi A6 (230 HP) has 177 more horse power than 1974 Renault 12. (53 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 1974 Renault 12.
Because 2011 Audi A6 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1974 Renault 12. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Audi A6 will offer significantly more control. 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. 2011 Audi A6 has automatic transmission and 1974 Renault 12 has manual transmission. 1974 Renault 12 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Audi A6 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.
Compare all specifications:
|1974 Renault 12||2011 Audi A6|
|Engine Size||1289 cc||3000 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||53 HP||230 HP|
|Vehicle Length||4410 mm||4934 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1640 mm||1862 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1460 mm||1519 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2450 mm||2833 mm|