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
Make BMW Ford
Model X5 12 M
Year Released 2005 1958
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2926 cc 1170 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 37 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4250 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
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


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