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1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante vs. 1968 Bizzarrini A3C

To start off, 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Bizzarrini A3C. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Bizzarrini A3C would be higher. At 5,354 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Bizzarrini A3C is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1968 Bizzarrini A3C (361 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 44 more horse power than 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante. (317 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1968 Bizzarrini A3C should accelerate faster than 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante weights approximately 554 kg more than 1968 Bizzarrini A3C.

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, 1968 Bizzarrini A3C (510 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 76 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante. (434 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1968 Bizzarrini A3C will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante 1968 Bizzarrini A3C
Make Aston Martin Bizzarrini
Model V8 Volante A3C
Year Released 1986 1968
Engine Size 5340 cc 5354 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 317 HP 361 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 434 Nm 510 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1814 kg 1260 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4470 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1120 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2460 mm


 

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