2009 Audi A6 vs. 1969 Volkswagen 181
To start off, 2009 Audi A6 is newer by 40 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Volkswagen 181. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Volkswagen 181 would be higher. At 1,781 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Audi A6 weights approximately 590 kg more than 1969 Volkswagen 181.
Because 1969 Volkswagen 181 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 1969 Volkswagen 181. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Audi A6, 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:
|2009 Audi A6||1969 Volkswagen 181|
|Engine Size||1781 cc||1584 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Valves per Cylinder||5 valves||2 valves|
|Horse Power||149 HP||0 HP|
|Fuel Type||Gasoline - Premium||Gasoline|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1490 kg||900 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4800 mm||3790 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1820 mm||1650 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1460 mm||1630 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2770 mm||2410 mm|