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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1971 Ginetta G15

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 19 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Ginetta G15. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Ginetta G15 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 49 more horse power than 1971 Ginetta G15. (51 HP @ 6100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 1971 Ginetta G15.

Let's talk about torque, 1990 BMW 316 (141 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 71 more torque (in Nm) than 1971 Ginetta G15. (70 Nm @ 4300 RPM). This means 1990 BMW 316 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1971 Ginetta G15.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 1971 Ginetta G15
Make BMW Ginetta
Model 316 G15
Year Released 1990 1971
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 1596 cc 875 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 51 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 141 Nm 70 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 4300 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 3660 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1450 mm


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