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2000 Aston Martin DB7 vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Aston Martin DB7. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Aston Martin DB7 would be higher. At 5,934 cc (12 cylinders), 2000 Aston Martin DB7 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Aston Martin DB7 (435 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 253 more horse power than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (182 HP @ 6700 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 Aston Martin DB7 should accelerate faster than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Aston Martin DB7 weights approximately 40 kg more than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2000 Aston Martin DB7 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 2000 Aston Martin DB7. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse, 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, 2000 Aston Martin DB7 (540 Nm @ 5000 RPM) has 307 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2000 Aston Martin DB7 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. 2012 Buick LaCrosse has automatic transmission and 2000 Aston Martin DB7 has manual transmission. 2000 Aston Martin DB7 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2012 Buick LaCrosse will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Aston Martin DB7 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Aston Martin Buick
Model DB7 LaCrosse
Year Released 2000 2012
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5934 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 435 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6700 RPM
Torque 540 Nm 233 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1780 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 5001 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1857 mm
Vehicle Height 1270 mm 1504 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2837 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 89 L 59 L


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