1982 Isuzu Gemini vs. 1982 Isuzu Florian

To start off, both 1982 Isuzu Gemini and 1982 Isuzu Florian were released in the same year (1982). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,817 cc (4 cylinders), 1982 Isuzu Florian is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1982 Isuzu Florian (97 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 18 more horse power than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. (79 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1982 Isuzu Florian should accelerate faster than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1982 Isuzu Florian weights approximately 85 kg more than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. 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, 1982 Isuzu Florian (148 Nm @ 3800 RPM) has 32 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Isuzu Gemini. (116 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 1982 Isuzu Florian will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Isuzu Gemini.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Isuzu Gemini 1982 Isuzu Florian
Make Isuzu Isuzu
Model Gemini Florian
Year Released 1982 1982
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1584 cc 1817 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 79 HP 97 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 116 Nm 148 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 3800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 940 kg 1025 kg
Vehicle Length 4240 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 1580 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2510 mm


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