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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1989 Porsche 928

To start off, 1989 Porsche 928 is newer by 12 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 4,664 cc (8 cylinders), 1989 Porsche 928 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1989 Porsche 928 weights approximately 380 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1989 Porsche 928 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 1989 Porsche 928. 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 1989 Porsche 928
Make Chevrolet Porsche
Model Citation 928
Year Released 1977 1989
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 4664 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 306 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1530 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4450 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1290 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2510 mm


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