1989 Alfa Romeo Spider vs. 2005 Alfa Romeo Spider
To start off, 2005 Alfa Romeo Spider is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Alfa Romeo Spider would be higher. At 3,179 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 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, 2005 Alfa Romeo Spider, 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||2005 Alfa Romeo Spider|
|Make||Alfa Romeo||Alfa Romeo|
|Engine Size||1570 cc||3179 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||0 HP||247 HP|
|Fuel Type||Gasoline||Gasoline - Premium|
|Number of Seats||2 seats||2 seats|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Length||4250 mm||4310 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1640 mm||1780 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1300 mm||1320 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2260 mm||2550 mm|