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2009 BMW 335 vs. 1974 Renault 12

To start off, 2009 BMW 335 is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Renault 12. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Renault 12 would be higher. At 2,496 cc, 2009 BMW 335 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 BMW 335 (215 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 162 more horse power than 1974 Renault 12. (53 HP @ 5250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 BMW 335 should accelerate faster than 1974 Renault 12.

Let's talk about torque, 2009 BMW 335 (200 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 104 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Renault 12. (96 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 BMW 335 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Renault 12.

Compare all specifications:

2009 BMW 335 1974 Renault 12
Make BMW Renault
Model 335 12
Year Released 2009 1974
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2496 cc 1289 cc
Horse Power 215 HP 53 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5250 RPM
Torque 200 Nm 96 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 3000 RPM
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2450 mm


 

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