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1995 Ferrari 412 T2 vs. 1974 Renault 12

To start off, 1995 Ferrari 412 T2 is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Renault 12. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Renault 12 would be higher. At 2,997 cc (12 cylinders), 1995 Ferrari 412 T2 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1974 Renault 12 weights approximately 355 kg more than 1995 Ferrari 412 T2.

Because 1995 Ferrari 412 T2 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 1995 Ferrari 412 T2. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1974 Renault 12, 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.

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1995 Ferrari 412 T2 1974 Renault 12
Make Ferrari Renault
Model 412 T2 12
Year Released 1995 1974
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2997 cc 1289 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 53 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 595 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4390 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 990 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2920 mm 2450 mm


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