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2004 Opel Signum vs. 1955 Opel Kapitan

To start off, 2004 Opel Signum is newer by 49 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1955 Opel Kapitan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1955 Opel Kapitan would be higher. At 2,473 cc (6 cylinders), 1955 Opel Kapitan is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 1955 Opel Kapitan 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 1955 Opel Kapitan. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Opel Signum, 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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2004 Opel Signum 1955 Opel Kapitan
Make Opel Opel
Model Signum Kapitan
Year Released 2004 1955
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 2473 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 173 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 4720 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1770 mm


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