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1975 Toyota Corona vs. 1968 Toyota Sport 800

To start off, 1975 Toyota Corona is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Toyota Sport 800. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Toyota Sport 800 would be higher. At 1,587 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Toyota Corona is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Toyota Corona (84 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 40 more horse power than 1968 Toyota Sport 800. (44 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Toyota Corona should accelerate faster than 1968 Toyota Sport 800. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Toyota Corona weights approximately 418 kg more than 1968 Toyota Sport 800. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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, 1975 Toyota Corona (135 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 68 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Toyota Sport 800. (67 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 1975 Toyota Corona will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Toyota Sport 800.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Toyota Corona 1968 Toyota Sport 800
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Corona Sport 800
Year Released 1975 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1587 cc 790 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 2 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 84 HP 44 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 135 Nm 67 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1000 kg 582 kg
Vehicle Length 4260 mm 3590 mm
Vehicle Width 1620 mm 1470 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1180 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2010 mm


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