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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1946 Rover P2

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 44 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1946 Rover P2. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1946 Rover P2 would be higher. At 1,596 cc (4 cylinders), 1990 BMW 316 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1990 BMW 316 (100 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 53 more horse power than 1946 Rover P2. (47 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 1946 Rover P2. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1946 Rover P2 weights approximately 340 kg more than 1990 BMW 316.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 1946 Rover P2
Make BMW Rover
Model 316 P2
Year Released 1990 1946
Engine Size 1596 cc 1577 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 47 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 1420 kg


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