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1982 Porsche 944 vs. 1975 Toyota Corona

To start off, 1982 Porsche 944 is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Toyota Corona. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Toyota Corona would be higher. At 2,479 cc (4 cylinders), 1982 Porsche 944 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1982 Porsche 944 (151 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 67 more horse power than 1975 Toyota Corona. (84 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1982 Porsche 944 should accelerate faster than 1975 Toyota Corona. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1982 Porsche 944 weights approximately 345 kg more than 1975 Toyota Corona. 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 Porsche 944 (195 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 60 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Toyota Corona. (135 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 1982 Porsche 944 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Toyota Corona.

Compare all specifications:

1982 Porsche 944 1975 Toyota Corona
Make Porsche Toyota
Model 944 Corona
Year Released 1982 1975
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2479 cc 1587 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 151 HP 84 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 195 Nm 135 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 100 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 78.9 mm 77 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1345 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 4210 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1620 mm
Vehicle Height 1280 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2510 mm


 

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