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1975 Porsche 914 vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2002 Acura CL is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Porsche 914. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Porsche 914 would be higher. At 3,210 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Acura CL is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Acura CL weights approximately 620 kg more than 1975 Porsche 914.

Because 1975 Porsche 914 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 1975 Porsche 914. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL, 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.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Porsche 914 2002 Acura CL
Make Porsche Acura
Model 914 CL
Year Released 1975 2002
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 1795 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 0 HP 260 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 960 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 3990 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1240 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2580 mm


 

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