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2005 BMW X5 vs. 1993 Porsche 964

To start off, 2005 BMW X5 is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1993 Porsche 964. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1993 Porsche 964 would be higher. At 3,600 cc (6 cylinders), 1993 Porsche 964 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1993 Porsche 964 (261 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 46 more horse power than 2005 BMW X5. (215 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1993 Porsche 964 should accelerate faster than 2005 BMW X5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 BMW X5 weights approximately 965 kg more than 1993 Porsche 964.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2005 BMW X5 (520 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 202 more torque (in Nm) than 1993 Porsche 964. (318 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2005 BMW X5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1993 Porsche 964.

Compare all specifications:

2005 BMW X5 1993 Porsche 964
Make BMW Porsche
Model X5 964
Year Released 2005 1993
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 2926 cc 3600 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 261 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 520 Nm 318 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 100 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 76.4 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2170 kg 1205 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1320 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2280 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 93 L 73 L


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