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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2009 Nissan GT-R

To start off, 2009 Nissan GT-R 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 3,799 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Nissan GT-R is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Nissan GT-R weights approximately 404 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2009 Nissan GT-R is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Nissan GT-R will offer significantly more control. 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 Nissan GT-R
Make Chevrolet Nissan
Model Citation GT-R
Year Released 1977 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 3799 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 469 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1554 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2790 mm


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