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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2009 Lotus Evora

To start off, 2009 Lotus Evora is newer by 32 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 3,500 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Lotus Evora is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 2009 Lotus Evora 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 2009 Lotus Evora. 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 2009 Lotus Evora
Make Chevrolet Lotus
Model Citation Evora
Year Released 1977 2009
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 2835 cc 3500 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 276 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4350 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1230 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2580 mm


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