1978 Maserati Bora vs. 1970 Maserati Ghibli

To start off, 1978 Maserati Bora is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Maserati Ghibli. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Maserati Ghibli would be higher. At 4,930 cc (8 cylinders), 1970 Maserati Ghibli is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1978 Maserati Bora weights approximately 6 kg more than 1970 Maserati Ghibli.

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 1970 Maserati Ghibli
Make Maserati Maserati
Model Bora Ghibli
Year Released 1978 1970
Engine Size 4899 cc 4930 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 331 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1446 kg 1440 kg
Vehicle Length 4350 mm 4600 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1100 mm 1190 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2560 mm


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