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2005 Ford Mustang vs. 1951 Ford Custom

To start off, 2005 Ford Mustang is newer by 54 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1951 Ford Custom. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1951 Ford Custom would be higher. At 4,015 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Ford Mustang is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Ford Mustang (202 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 102 more horse power than 1951 Ford Custom. (100 HP @ 3600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Ford Mustang should accelerate faster than 1951 Ford Custom.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Ford Mustang 1951 Ford Custom
Make Ford Ford
Model Mustang Custom
Year Released 2005 1951
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4015 cc 3917 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 202 HP 100 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 3600 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Length 4770 mm 5010 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1860 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2900 mm


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