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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1982 Ginetta G4

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1982 Ginetta G4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1982 Ginetta G4 would be higher. At 1,600 cc (4 cylinders), 1982 Ginetta G4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1982 Ginetta G4 (138 HP) has 38 more horse power than 1990 BMW 316. (100 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1982 Ginetta G4 should accelerate faster 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.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 1982 Ginetta G4
Make BMW Ginetta
Model 316 G4
Year Released 1990 1982
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 1600 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 100 HP 138 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors


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