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1991 Porsche 965 vs. 1992 Vauxhall Carlton

To start off, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Porsche 965. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Porsche 965 would be higher. At 3,299 cc (6 cylinders), 1991 Porsche 965 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Porsche 965 (317 HP @ 5750 RPM) has 203 more horse power than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (114 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Porsche 965 should accelerate faster than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1991 Porsche 965 weights approximately 230 kg more than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 1991 Porsche 965 (459 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 302 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (157 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 1991 Porsche 965 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Porsche 965 1992 Vauxhall Carlton
Make Porsche Vauxhall
Model 965 Carlton
Year Released 1991 1992
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 3299 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type boxer in-line
Horse Power 317 HP 114 HP
Engine RPM 5750 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 459 Nm 157 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 4600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1465 kg 1235 kg
Vehicle Length 4260 mm 4690 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2270 mm 2740 mm


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