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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1947 Maserati A6G

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 43 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1947 Maserati A6G. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1947 Maserati A6G 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 36 more horse power than 1947 Maserati A6G. (64 HP @ 4700 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 1947 Maserati A6G. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 BMW 316 weights approximately 205 kg more than 1947 Maserati A6G. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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:

1990 BMW 316 1947 Maserati A6G
Make BMW Maserati
Model 316 A6G
Year Released 1990 1947
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 1486 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 64 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 875 kg
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2560 mm


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