2005 BMW X5 vs. 1958 Ford 12 M
To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 47 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1958 Ford 12 M. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1958 Ford 12 M would be higher. At 2,926 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 BMW X5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 BMW X5 (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 178 more horse power than 1958 Ford 12 M. (37 HP @ 4250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 should accelerate faster than 1958 Ford 12 M.
Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1958 Ford 12 M. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 BMW X5 will offer significantly more control. 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.
Compare all specifications:
|2005 BMW X5||1958 Ford 12 M|
|Engine Size||2926 cc||1170 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Valves per Cylinder||4 valves||2 valves|
|Horse Power||215 HP||37 HP|
|Engine RPM||4000 RPM||4250 RPM|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Length||4670 mm||4070 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1880 mm||1590 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1720 mm||1560 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2830 mm||2500 mm|