1976 Alfa Romeo Spider vs. 2012 Peugeot 5008

To start off, 2012 Peugeot 5008 is newer by 36 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider would be higher. At 1,560 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Peugeot 5008 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Peugeot 5008 (108 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider. (89 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Peugeot 5008 should accelerate faster than 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider.

Because 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider 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 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Peugeot 5008, 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. Let's talk about torque, 2012 Peugeot 5008 (240 Nm) has 118 more torque (in Nm) than 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider. (122 Nm). This means 2012 Peugeot 5008 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Alfa Romeo Spider 2012 Peugeot 5008
Make Alfa Romeo Peugeot
Model Spider 5008
Year Released 1976 2012
Body Type Roadster Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1289 cc 1560 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 89 HP 108 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 122 Nm 240 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4130 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1835 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1640 mm
Wheelbase Size 2260 mm 2735 mm