1982 Isuzu Gemini vs. 1964 Isuzu Minx

To start off, 1982 Isuzu Gemini is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1964 Isuzu Minx. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1964 Isuzu Minx would be higher. At 1,584 cc (4 cylinders), 1982 Isuzu Gemini is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1982 Isuzu Gemini (79 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 17 more horse power than 1964 Isuzu Minx. (62 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1982 Isuzu Gemini should accelerate faster than 1964 Isuzu Minx. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1964 Isuzu Minx weights approximately 90 kg more than 1982 Isuzu Gemini.

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, 1982 Isuzu Gemini (116 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 4 more torque (in Nm) than 1964 Isuzu Minx. (112 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 1982 Isuzu Gemini will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1964 Isuzu Minx.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Isuzu Gemini 1964 Isuzu Minx
Make Isuzu Isuzu
Model Gemini Minx
Year Released 1982 1964
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1584 cc 1491 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 79 HP 62 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 116 Nm 112 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 2400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 940 kg 1030 kg
Vehicle Length 4240 mm 4120 mm
Vehicle Width 1580 mm 1550 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2440 mm


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