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1989 Alfa Romeo Spider vs. 1980 Alfa Romeo Alfasud

To start off, 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1980 Alfa Romeo Alfasud. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1980 Alfa Romeo Alfasud would be higher. At 1,570 cc (4 cylinders), 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider 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 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1980 Alfa Romeo Alfasud, 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:

1989 Alfa Romeo Spider 1980 Alfa Romeo Alfasud
Make Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo
Model Spider Alfasud
Year Released 1989 1980
Body Type Roadster Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1570 cc 1351 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Horse Power 0 HP 84 HP
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4250 mm 4030 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2260 mm 2460 mm


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