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1992 BMW 545 vs. 1977 Chevrolet Citation

To start off, 1992 BMW 545 is newer by 15 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Chevrolet Citation would be higher. At 4,398 cc (8 cylinders), 1992 BMW 545 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1992 BMW 545 weights approximately 500 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 1992 BMW 545 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1992 BMW 545. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1977 Chevrolet Citation, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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:

1992 BMW 545 1977 Chevrolet Citation
Make BMW Chevrolet
Model 545 Citation
Year Released 1992 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4398 cc 2835 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 282 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 1650 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4490 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1740 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1360 mm


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