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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud would be higher. At 6,230 cc (8 cylinders), 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud weights approximately 1028 kg more than 1990 BMW 316.

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.

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1990 BMW 316 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud
Make BMW Rolls-Royce
Model 316 Silver Cloud
Year Released 1990 1961
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 6230 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 100 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 2108 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 5490 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1630 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 3070 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 81 L


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