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2006 BMW Z4 vs. 1967 Mercury Comet

To start off, 2006 BMW Z4 is newer by 39 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1967 Mercury Comet. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1967 Mercury Comet would be higher. At 3,279 cc (6 cylinders), 1967 Mercury Comet is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 BMW Z4 (189 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 70 more horse power than 1967 Mercury Comet. (119 HP @ 4400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 BMW Z4 should accelerate faster than 1967 Mercury Comet. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1967 Mercury Comet weights approximately 65 kg more than 2006 BMW Z4.

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. Let's talk about torque, 1967 Mercury Comet (258 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 13 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 BMW Z4. (245 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1967 Mercury Comet will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 BMW Z4.

Compare all specifications:

2006 BMW Z4 1967 Mercury Comet
Make BMW Mercury
Model Z4 Comet
Year Released 2006 1967
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2492 cc 3279 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 189 HP 119 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 245 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 103 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 1335 kg 1400 kg
Vehicle Length 4100 mm 5000 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2950 mm


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