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1976 Buick Century vs. 2001 Alfa Romeo 146

To start off, 2001 Alfa Romeo 146 is newer by 25 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Buick Century. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Buick Century would be higher. At 5,740 cc (8 cylinders), 1976 Buick Century is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1976 Buick Century (175 HP) has 71 more horse power than 2001 Alfa Romeo 146. (104 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1976 Buick Century should accelerate faster than 2001 Alfa Romeo 146.

Because 1976 Buick Century 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 Buick Century. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Alfa Romeo 146, 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:

1976 Buick Century 2001 Alfa Romeo 146
Make Buick Alfa Romeo
Model Century 146
Year Released 1976 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5740 cc 1370 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 175 HP 104 HP
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors


 

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