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1990 BMW 316 vs. 2012 Maybach Landaulet

To start off, 2012 Maybach Landaulet is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 BMW 316. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 BMW 316 would be higher. At 6,000 cc (12 cylinders), 2012 Maybach Landaulet is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Maybach Landaulet (620 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 520 more horse power than 1990 BMW 316. (100 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Maybach Landaulet 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. Let's talk about torque, 2012 Maybach Landaulet (999 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 858 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 BMW 316. (141 Nm @ 4250 RPM). This means 2012 Maybach Landaulet will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 BMW 316. 2012 Maybach Landaulet has automatic transmission and 1990 BMW 316 has manual transmission. 1990 BMW 316 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2012 Maybach Landaulet will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1990 BMW 316 2012 Maybach Landaulet
Make BMW Maybach
Model 316 Landaulet
Year Released 1990 2012
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1596 cc 6000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 100 HP 620 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 141 Nm 999 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 6165 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1981 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1575 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 3828 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 110 L


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