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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2005 Honda NSX

To start off, 2005 Honda NSX is newer by 28 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 3,179 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Honda NSX is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda NSX weights approximately 350 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2005 Honda NSX 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 2005 Honda NSX. 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 2005 Honda NSX
Make Chevrolet Honda
Model Citation NSX
Year Released 1977 2005
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 2835 cc 3179 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 276 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1500 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1180 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2690 mm


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