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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1983 Ferrari 400

To start off, 1983 Ferrari 400 is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Chevrolet Citation would be higher. At 4,823 cc (12 cylinders), 1983 Ferrari 400 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1983 Ferrari 400 weights approximately 680 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1983 Ferrari 400 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 1983 Ferrari 400. 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 1983 Ferrari 400
Make Chevrolet Ferrari
Model Citation 400
Year Released 1977 1983
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 4823 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 306 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1830 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1320 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2710 mm


 

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