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2006 Cadillac Escalade vs. 1941 Cadillac 60

To start off, 2006 Cadillac Escalade is newer by 65 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1941 Cadillac 60. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1941 Cadillac 60 would be higher. At 5,998 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Cadillac Escalade is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Cadillac Escalade (345 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 197 more horse power than 1941 Cadillac 60. (148 HP @ 3400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Cadillac Escalade should accelerate faster than 1941 Cadillac 60. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Cadillac Escalade weights approximately 867 kg more than 1941 Cadillac 60. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Cadillac Escalade is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1941 Cadillac 60. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Cadillac Escalade 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:

2006 Cadillac Escalade 1941 Cadillac 60
Make Cadillac Cadillac
Model Escalade 60
Year Released 2006 1941
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5998 cc 5672 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 345 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 3400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 2691 kg 1824 kg
Vehicle Length 5630 mm 5450 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1920 mm
Wheelbase Size 3310 mm 3230 mm


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