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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1975 Porsche 914

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 30 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Porsche 914. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Porsche 914 would be higher. At 2,926 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 BMW X5 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 1210 kg more than 1975 Porsche 914.

Because 2005 BMW X5 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1975 Porsche 914. 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 1975 Porsche 914
Make BMW Porsche
Model X5 914
Year Released 2005 1975
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 2926 cc 1795 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 960 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 3990 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1240 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2460 mm


 

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