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2008 Porsche 911 vs. 2009 Tata Indica

To start off, 2009 Tata Indica is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Porsche 911. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Porsche 911 would be higher. At 3,596 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Porsche 911 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Porsche 911 (500 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 426 more horse power than 2009 Tata Indica. (74 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Porsche 911 should accelerate faster than 2009 Tata Indica. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Porsche 911 weights approximately 410 kg more than 2009 Tata Indica. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2008 Porsche 911 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 2008 Porsche 911. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Tata Indica, 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. Let's talk about torque, 2008 Porsche 911 (370 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 255 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Tata Indica. (115 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2008 Porsche 911 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Tata Indica.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Porsche 911 2009 Tata Indica
Make Porsche Tata
Model 911 Indica
Year Released 2008 2009
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 3596 cc 1405 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type boxer in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 500 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 115 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 96 mm 75.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82.8 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.3:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1415 kg 1005 kg
Vehicle Length 4440 mm 3680 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1490 mm
Vehicle Height 1710 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2360 mm 2410 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 37 L


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