1986 Ford Escort vs. 1983 TVR Tasmin
To start off, 1986 Ford Escort is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 TVR Tasmin. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 TVR Tasmin would be higher. At 1,993 cc (4 cylinders), 1983 TVR Tasmin is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1983 TVR Tasmin weights approximately 60 kg more than 1986 Ford Escort.
Because 1983 TVR Tasmin 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 1983 TVR Tasmin. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1986 Ford Escort, 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.
Compare all specifications:
|1986 Ford Escort||1983 TVR Tasmin|
|Engine Size||1751 cc||1993 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||59 HP||0 HP|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||2 seats|
|Number of Doors||5 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Weight||910 kg||970 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4090 mm||4020 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1650 mm||1730 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1380 mm||1200 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2520 mm||2390 mm|