1988 Ferrari 328 GTS vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS would be higher. At 3,185 cc (8 cylinders), 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS (270 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 196 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS weights approximately 268 kg more than 2009 Tata Indica. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS 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 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica, 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, 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS (304 Nm @ 5500 RPM) has 189 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

1988 Ferrari 328 GTS 2009 Tata Indica
Make Ferrari Tata
Model 328 GTS Indica
Year Released 1988 2009
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 3185 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 270 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 7000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 304 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 5500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83.1 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 73.6 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1273 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4260 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1130 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2360 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.4 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 74 L 37 L


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