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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1955 Jensen 541

To start off, 1977 Chevrolet Citation is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1955 Jensen 541. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1955 Jensen 541 would be higher. At 3,993 cc (6 cylinders), 1955 Jensen 541 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1955 Jensen 541 weights approximately 70 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1955 Jensen 541 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 1955 Jensen 541. 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.

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1977 Chevrolet Citation 1955 Jensen 541
Make Chevrolet Jensen
Model Citation 541
Year Released 1977 1955
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3993 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 111 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1220 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2670 mm


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