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1993 Chevrolet S-10 vs. 1957 Chevrolet Corvette

To start off, 1993 Chevrolet S-10 is newer by 36 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1957 Chevrolet Corvette. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1957 Chevrolet Corvette would be higher. At 4,638 cc (8 cylinders), 1957 Chevrolet Corvette is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1957 Chevrolet Corvette (283 HP) has 96 more horse power than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. (187 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1957 Chevrolet Corvette should accelerate faster than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1993 Chevrolet S-10 weights approximately 220 kg more than 1957 Chevrolet Corvette.

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, 1957 Chevrolet Corvette (393 Nm) has 74 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Chevrolet S-10. (319 Nm). This means 1957 Chevrolet Corvette will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Chevrolet S-10.

Compare all specifications:

1993 Chevrolet S-10 1957 Chevrolet Corvette
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model S-10 Corvette
Year Released 1993 1957
Body Type Pickup Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4300 cc 4638 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 187 HP 283 HP
Torque 319 Nm 393 Nm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1570 kg 1350 kg
Vehicle Length 4900 mm 4520 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 3130 mm 2600 mm


 

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