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1976 Ford Taunus vs. 2002 Spyker C8

To start off, 2002 Spyker C8 is newer by 26 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1976 Ford Taunus. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1976 Ford Taunus would be higher. At 4,172 cc (8 cylinders), 2002 Spyker C8 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Spyker C8 weights approximately 103 kg more than 1976 Ford Taunus.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Ford Taunus 2002 Spyker C8
Make Ford Spyker
Model Taunus C8
Year Released 1976 2002
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 1993 cc 4172 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 89 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1115 kg 1218 kg
Vehicle Length 4450 mm 4190 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1890 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1250 mm
Wheelbase Size 2590 mm 2560 mm


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