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1977 Lincoln Mark VI vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Lincoln Mark VI. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Lincoln Mark VI would be higher. At 5,733 cc (8 cylinders), 1977 Lincoln Mark VI is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1977 Lincoln Mark VI (139 HP @ 3400 RPM) has 65 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1977 Lincoln Mark VI should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Lincoln Mark VI weights approximately 815 kg more than 2009 Tata Indica. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1977 Lincoln Mark VI 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 1977 Lincoln Mark VI. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica, 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. Let's talk about torque, 1977 Lincoln Mark VI (360 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 245 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1977 Lincoln Mark VI will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica. 1977 Lincoln Mark VI has automatic transmission and 2009 Tata Indica has manual transmission. 2009 Tata Indica will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1977 Lincoln Mark VI will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1977 Lincoln Mark VI 2009 Tata Indica
Make Lincoln Tata
Model Mark VI Indica
Year Released 1977 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5733 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 139 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 360 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1820 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 5490 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1990 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 37 L


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