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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1963 Steyr 700C

To start off, 1977 Chevrolet Citation is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1963 Steyr 700C. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1963 Steyr 700C 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 610 kg more than 1963 Steyr 700C.

Because 1963 Steyr 700C 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 1963 Steyr 700C. 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 1963 Steyr 700C
Make Chevrolet Steyr
Model Citation 700C
Year Released 1977 1963
Engine Size 2835 cc 643 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 2 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 20 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 540 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 3190 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1330 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 1950 mm


 

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