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1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante vs. 1988 Subaru Justy

To start off, 1988 Subaru Justy is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante 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 264 more horse power than 1988 Subaru Justy. (53 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante should accelerate faster than 1988 Subaru Justy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante weights approximately 1084 kg more than 1988 Subaru Justy. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1988 Subaru Justy, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 354 more torque (in Nm) than 1988 Subaru Justy. (80 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1988 Subaru Justy.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Aston Martin V8 Volante 1988 Subaru Justy
Make Aston Martin Subaru
Model V8 Volante Justy
Year Released 1986 1988
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5340 cc 998 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 317 HP 53 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 434 Nm 80 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.2:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1814 kg 730 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 3540 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1540 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2290 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 97 L 60 L


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