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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1954 Humber Hawk

To start off, 1977 Chevrolet Citation is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1954 Humber Hawk. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1954 Humber Hawk would be higher. 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. 1954 Humber Hawk weights approximately 210 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1954 Humber Hawk 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 1954 Humber Hawk. 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 Chevrolet Citation 1954 Humber Hawk
Make Chevrolet Humber
Model Citation Hawk
Year Released 1977 1954
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 2265 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 70 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1360 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4620 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2690 mm


 

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