1978 Maserati Bora vs. 1943 Maserati 4CL

To start off, 1978 Maserati Bora is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1943 Maserati 4CL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1943 Maserati 4CL would be higher. At 4,899 cc (8 cylinders), 1978 Maserati Bora is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1978 Maserati Bora weights approximately 816 kg more than 1943 Maserati 4CL.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1978 Maserati Bora 1943 Maserati 4CL
Make Maserati Maserati
Model Bora 4CL
Year Released 1978 1943
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 4899 cc 1490 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 218 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1446 kg 630 kg
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2510 mm


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