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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1968 Isuzu Bellett

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Isuzu Bellett. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Isuzu Bellett 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 24 more horse power than 1968 Isuzu Bellett. (76 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 1968 Isuzu Bellett. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 BMW 316 weights approximately 100 kg more than 1968 Isuzu Bellett. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1990 BMW 316 (141 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 27 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Isuzu Bellett. (114 Nm @ 2600 RPM). This means 1990 BMW 316 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Isuzu Bellett.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 1968 Isuzu Bellett
Make BMW Isuzu
Model 316 Bellett
Year Released 1990 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 1471 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 76 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 141 Nm 114 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 2600 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.3:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 980 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4040 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1500 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2360 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 40 L


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