1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1999 Lexus IS
To start off, 1999 Lexus IS is newer by 22 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 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. 1999 Lexus IS weights approximately 250 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.
Because 1999 Lexus IS 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 1999 Lexus IS. 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||1999 Lexus IS|
|Engine Size||2835 cc||1988 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||0 HP||153 HP|
|Vehicle Weight||1150 kg||1400 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4490 mm||4410 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1740 mm||1730 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1360 mm||1430 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2670 mm||2680 mm|