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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1966 Willys-Overland Interlagos

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1966 Willys-Overland Interlagos. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1966 Willys-Overland Interlagos 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 48 more horse power than 1966 Willys-Overland Interlagos. (52 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 1966 Willys-Overland Interlagos. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 BMW 316 weights approximately 540 kg more than 1966 Willys-Overland Interlagos. 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. Let's talk about torque, 1990 BMW 316 (141 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 65 more torque (in Nm) than 1966 Willys-Overland Interlagos. (76 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1990 BMW 316 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1966 Willys-Overland Interlagos.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 1966 Willys-Overland Interlagos
Make BMW Willys-Overland
Model 316 Interlagos
Year Released 1990 1966
Engine Size 1596 cc 845 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 52 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 141 Nm 76 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 540 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 3710 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1460 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1230 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2110 mm


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