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1989 Alfa Romeo Spider vs. 1956 Alfa Romeo GP 159

To start off, 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider is newer by 33 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1956 Alfa Romeo GP 159. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1956 Alfa Romeo GP 159 would be higher. At 1,570 cc (4 cylinders), 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider 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.

Compare all specifications:

1989 Alfa Romeo Spider 1956 Alfa Romeo GP 159
Make Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo
Model Spider GP 159
Year Released 1989 1956
Engine Size 1570 cc 1479 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 421 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual


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