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1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante vs. 1966 Ford Anglia

To start off, 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante is newer by 20 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1966 Ford Anglia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1966 Ford Anglia would be higher. At 5,340 cc (8 cylinders), 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante (317 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 280 more horse power than 1966 Ford Anglia. (37 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante should accelerate faster than 1966 Ford Anglia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante weights approximately 1076 kg more than 1966 Ford Anglia. 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, 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante (434 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 364 more torque (in Nm) than 1966 Ford Anglia. (70 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1966 Ford Anglia.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante 1966 Ford Anglia
Make Aston Martin Ford
Model V8 Volante Anglia
Year Released 1986 1966
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5340 cc 997 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 317 HP 37 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 434 Nm 70 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.2:1 8.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1814 kg 738 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 3910 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1470 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2310 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 97 L 45 L


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