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1990 BMW 316 vs. 1988 Lamborghini LM

To start off, 1990 BMW 316 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1988 Lamborghini LM. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1988 Lamborghini LM would be higher. At 5,166 cc (12 cylinders), 1988 Lamborghini LM is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1988 Lamborghini LM (449 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 349 more horse power than 1990 BMW 316. (100 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1988 Lamborghini LM should accelerate faster than 1990 BMW 316. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1988 Lamborghini LM weights approximately 1620 kg more than 1990 BMW 316. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1988 Lamborghini LM is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1990 BMW 316. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1988 Lamborghini LM will offer significantly more control. 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, 1988 Lamborghini LM (510 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 369 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 BMW 316. (141 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 1988 Lamborghini LM will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 BMW 316.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 1988 Lamborghini LM
Make BMW Lamborghini
Model 316 LM
Year Released 1990 1988
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 5166 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 100 HP 449 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 141 Nm 510 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1080 kg 2700 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 4960 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 2050 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1860 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 3010 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 169 L


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