2007 Ford Galaxy vs. 1956 Ford 12 M
To start off, 2007 Ford Galaxy is newer by 51 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1956 Ford 12 M. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1956 Ford 12 M would be higher. At 1,894 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Ford Galaxy is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Ford Galaxy (89 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 52 more horse power than 1956 Ford 12 M. (37 HP @ 4250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Ford Galaxy should accelerate faster than 1956 Ford 12 M.
Because 1956 Ford 12 M is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1956 Ford 12 M. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Ford Galaxy, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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:
|2007 Ford Galaxy||1956 Ford 12 M|
|Engine Size||1894 cc||1172 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Valves per Cylinder||2 valves||2 valves|
|Horse Power||89 HP||37 HP|
|Engine RPM||4000 RPM||4250 RPM|
|Vehicle Length||4650 mm||4070 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1820 mm||1590 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1800 mm||1560 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2840 mm||2500 mm|