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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900

To start off, 1977 Chevrolet Citation is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900 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. 1977 Chevrolet Citation weights approximately 200 kg more than 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900.

Because 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900 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 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900. 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 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900
Make Chevrolet Alfa Romeo
Model Citation 1900
Year Released 1977 1956
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 1974 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 114 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2510 mm


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