1985 Dodge Conquest vs. 1963 Lotus 25
To start off, 1985 Dodge Conquest is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1963 Lotus 25. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1963 Lotus 25 would be higher. At 2,555 cc (4 cylinders), 1985 Dodge Conquest is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1963 Lotus 25 (196 HP @ 9500 RPM) has 53 more horse power than 1985 Dodge Conquest. (143 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1963 Lotus 25 should accelerate faster than 1985 Dodge Conquest. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Dodge Conquest weights approximately 824 kg more than 1963 Lotus 25.
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:
|1985 Dodge Conquest||1963 Lotus 25|
|Engine Size||2555 cc||1498 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||8 cylinders|
|Horse Power||143 HP||196 HP|
|Engine RPM||5000 RPM||9500 RPM|
|Vehicle Weight||1280 kg||456 kg|