1974 Toyota Sprinter vs. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer
To start off, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 38 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Toyota Sprinter. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Toyota Sprinter would be higher. At 2,000 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer (148 HP) has 88 more horse power than 1974 Toyota Sprinter. (60 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer should accelerate faster than 1974 Toyota Sprinter. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer weights approximately 485 kg more than 1974 Toyota Sprinter. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Let's talk about torque, 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer (198 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 101 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Toyota Sprinter. (97 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Toyota Sprinter.
Compare all specifications:
|1974 Toyota Sprinter||2012 Mitsubishi Lancer|
|Engine Size||1166 cc||2000 cc|
|Horse Power||60 HP||148 HP|
|Torque||97 Nm||198 Nm|
|Torque RPM||3800 RPM||4200 RPM|
|Number of Seats||4 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||840 kg||1325 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4000 mm||4572 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1580 mm||1763 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1360 mm||1491 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2380 mm||2634 mm|