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1977 BMW 528 vs. 1977 Chevrolet Citation

To start off, both 1977 BMW 528 and 1977 Chevrolet Citation were released in the same year (1977). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,835 cc (6 cylinders), 1977 Chevrolet Citation is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 BMW 528 weights approximately 266 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1977 BMW 528 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 1977 BMW 528. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1977 Chevrolet Citation, 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:

1977 BMW 528 1977 Chevrolet Citation
Make BMW Chevrolet
Model 528 Citation
Year Released 1977 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2788 cc 2835 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 178 HP 0 HP
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 1416 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 4620 mm 4490 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2640 mm 2670 mm


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