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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1972 DAF 66

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 DAF 66. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 DAF 66 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 47 more horse power than 1972 DAF 66. (53 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 BMW 316 should accelerate faster than 1972 DAF 66. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 BMW 316 weights approximately 240 kg more than 1972 DAF 66. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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1990 BMW 316 1972 DAF 66
Model 316 66
Year Released 1990 1972
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 1108 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 53 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 840 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 3890 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2260 mm


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