2004 Daewoo Chairman vs. 1974 Renault 12
To start off, 2004 Daewoo Chairman is newer by 30 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 2,295 cc (4 cylinders), 2004 Daewoo Chairman is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Daewoo Chairman (151 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 98 more horse power than 1974 Renault 12. (53 HP @ 5250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Daewoo Chairman should accelerate faster than 1974 Renault 12. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Daewoo Chairman weights approximately 595 kg more than 1974 Renault 12. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Because 2004 Daewoo Chairman 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 2004 Daewoo Chairman. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2004 Daewoo Chairman (220 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 124 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Renault 12. (96 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2004 Daewoo Chairman will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Renault 12. 2004 Daewoo Chairman has automatic transmission and 1974 Renault 12 has manual transmission. 1974 Renault 12 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2004 Daewoo Chairman will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.
Compare all specifications:
|2004 Daewoo Chairman||1974 Renault 12|
|Engine Size||2295 cc||1289 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||151 HP||53 HP|
|Engine RPM||5500 RPM||5250 RPM|
|Torque||220 Nm||96 Nm|
|Torque RPM||4000 RPM||3000 RPM|
|Vehicle Weight||1545 kg||950 kg|
|Vehicle Length||5060 mm||4410 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1830 mm||1640 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1470 mm||1460 mm|