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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 1999 TVR Griffith

To start off, 1999 TVR Griffith 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 3,946 cc (8 cylinders), 1999 TVR Griffith is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Chevrolet Citation weights approximately 90 kg more than 1999 TVR Griffith.

Because 1999 TVR Griffith 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 TVR Griffith. 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 TVR Griffith
Make Chevrolet TVR
Model Citation Griffith
Year Released 1977 1999
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3946 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 225 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 3910 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1200 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2290 mm


 

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