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1989 Alfa Romeo Spider vs. 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C

To start off, 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider is newer by 40 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C would be higher. At 2,443 cc (6 cylinders), 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C is equipped with a bigger engine.

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.

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1989 Alfa Romeo Spider 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C
Make Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo
Model Spider 6C
Year Released 1989 1949
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1570 cc 2443 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 89 HP
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 Length 4250 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1510 mm
Wheelbase Size 2260 mm 3010 mm


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