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1999 Chevrolet Camaro vs. 1985 Dodge Conquest

To start off, 1999 Chevrolet Camaro is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Dodge Conquest. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Dodge Conquest would be higher. At 5,665 cc (8 cylinders), 1999 Chevrolet Camaro is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1999 Chevrolet Camaro (317 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 174 more horse power than 1985 Dodge Conquest. (143 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1999 Chevrolet Camaro should accelerate faster than 1985 Dodge Conquest. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1999 Chevrolet Camaro weights approximately 270 kg more than 1985 Dodge Conquest. 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. Let's talk about torque, 1999 Chevrolet Camaro (468 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 217 more torque (in Nm) than 1985 Dodge Conquest. (251 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1999 Chevrolet Camaro will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1985 Dodge Conquest.

Compare all specifications:

1999 Chevrolet Camaro 1985 Dodge Conquest
Make Chevrolet Dodge
Model Camaro Conquest
Year Released 1999 1985
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5665 cc 2555 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 317 HP 143 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 468 Nm 251 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1280 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1690 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1320 mm
Wheelbase Size 2570 mm 2450 mm


 

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