1995 Alfa Romeo 164 vs. 1992 Aston Martin Virage

To start off, 1995 Alfa Romeo 164 is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Aston Martin Virage. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Aston Martin Virage would be higher. At 5,338 cc (8 cylinders), 1992 Aston Martin Virage is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1992 Aston Martin Virage weights approximately 518 kg more than 1995 Alfa Romeo 164.

Because 1992 Aston Martin Virage 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 Aston Martin Virage. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1995 Alfa Romeo 164, 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:

1995 Alfa Romeo 164 1992 Aston Martin Virage
Make Alfa Romeo Aston Martin
Model 164 Virage
Year Released 1995 1992
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2959 cc 5338 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 344 HP
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1482 kg 2000 kg


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