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1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante would be higher. At 5,340 cc (8 cylinders), 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante (317 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 132 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante weights approximately 553 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante (434 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 176 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

Compare all specifications:

1978 Aston Martin V8 Volante 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Aston Martin Chevrolet
Model V8 Volante Colorado
Year Released 1978 2010
Body Type Convertible Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5340 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 317 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 434 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.2:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1814 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 97 L 72 L


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