1994 Porsche 968 vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 15 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1994 Porsche 968. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1994 Porsche 968 would be higher. At 2,989 cc (4 cylinders), 1994 Porsche 968 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1994 Porsche 968 (240 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 166 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1994 Porsche 968 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1994 Porsche 968 weights approximately 395 kg more than 2009 Tata Indica. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1994 Porsche 968 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 1994 Porsche 968. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica, 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. Let's talk about torque, 1994 Porsche 968 (305 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 190 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1994 Porsche 968 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

1994 Porsche 968 2009 Tata Indica
Make Porsche Tata
Model 968 Indica
Year Released 1994 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2989 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 240 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 305 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 4100 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 104 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1400 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4330 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1280 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.1 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 74 L 37 L


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