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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1968 Skoda 1202

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Skoda 1202. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Skoda 1202 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 55 more horse power than 1968 Skoda 1202. (45 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 1968 Skoda 1202. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1968 Skoda 1202 weights approximately 25 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. Let's talk about torque, 1990 BMW 316 (141 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 57 more torque (in Nm) than 1968 Skoda 1202. (84 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1990 BMW 316 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1968 Skoda 1202.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 1968 Skoda 1202
Make BMW Skoda
Model 316 1202
Year Released 1990 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 1174 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 45 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 141 Nm 84 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 12.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 1105 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4490 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1590 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2690 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 30 L


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