1995 Alfa Romeo 164 vs. 2012 Nissan 370Z

To start off, 2012 Nissan 370Z is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Alfa Romeo 164. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Alfa Romeo 164 would be higher. At 3,700 cc (6 cylinders), 2012 Nissan 370Z is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Nissan 370Z weights approximately 96 kg more than 1995 Alfa Romeo 164.

Because 2012 Nissan 370Z 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 2012 Nissan 370Z. 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 2012 Nissan 370Z
Make Alfa Romeo Nissan
Model 164 370Z
Year Released 1995 2012
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2959 cc 3700 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 332 HP
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic 7-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1482 kg 1578 kg
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2550 mm


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