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1993 Chevrolet S-10 vs. 1961 Chevrolet Corvair

To start off, 1993 Chevrolet S-10 is newer by 32 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1961 Chevrolet Corvair. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1961 Chevrolet Corvair would be higher. At 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 1993 Chevrolet S-10 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1993 Chevrolet S-10 (187 HP) has 106 more horse power than 1961 Chevrolet Corvair. (81 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1993 Chevrolet S-10 should accelerate faster than 1961 Chevrolet Corvair. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1993 Chevrolet S-10 weights approximately 400 kg more than 1961 Chevrolet Corvair. 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.

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1993 Chevrolet S-10 1961 Chevrolet Corvair
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model S-10 Corvair
Year Released 1993 1961
Body Type Pickup Convertible
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 4300 cc 2368 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 187 HP 81 HP
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1570 kg 1170 kg
Vehicle Length 4900 mm 4580 mm
Vehicle Width 1650 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 3130 mm 2750 mm


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