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1992 Vauxhall Carlton vs. 1973 Vauxhall Victor

To start off, 1992 Vauxhall Carlton is newer by 19 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1973 Vauxhall Victor. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1973 Vauxhall Victor would be higher. At 3,294 cc (6 cylinders), 1973 Vauxhall Victor is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1973 Vauxhall Victor (140 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 26 more horse power than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (114 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1973 Vauxhall Victor should accelerate faster than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1973 Vauxhall Victor weights approximately 35 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, 1973 Vauxhall Victor (251 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 94 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton. (157 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 1973 Vauxhall Victor will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Vauxhall Carlton.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Vauxhall Carlton 1973 Vauxhall Victor
Make Vauxhall Vauxhall
Model Carlton Victor
Year Released 1992 1973
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1796 cc 3294 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 114 HP 140 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 157 Nm 251 Nm
Torque RPM 4600 RPM 2400 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1235 kg 1270 kg
Vehicle Length 4690 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2740 mm 2670 mm


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