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1975 Toyota Corona vs. 1983 TVR 350i

To start off, 1983 TVR 350i is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Toyota Corona. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Toyota Corona would be higher. At 3,532 cc (8 cylinders), 1983 TVR 350i is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1983 TVR 350i (197 HP @ 5280 RPM) has 113 more horse power than 1975 Toyota Corona. (84 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1983 TVR 350i should accelerate faster than 1975 Toyota Corona. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1983 TVR 350i weights approximately 163 kg more than 1975 Toyota Corona. 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, 1983 TVR 350i (298 Nm) has 163 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Toyota Corona. (135 Nm). This means 1983 TVR 350i will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Toyota Corona.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Toyota Corona 1983 TVR 350i
Make Toyota TVR
Model Corona 350i
Year Released 1975 1983
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1587 cc 3532 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 84 HP 197 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5280 RPM
Torque 135 Nm 298 Nm
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 88.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 77 mm 71.1 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.7:1
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1000 kg 1163 kg
Vehicle Length 4260 mm 4020 mm
Vehicle Width 1620 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1210 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2390 mm


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