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2009 Chevrolet Express vs. 1970 Chevrolet Corvette

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Express is newer by 39 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Chevrolet Corvette. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Chevrolet Corvette would be higher. At 7,440 cc (8 cylinders), 1970 Chevrolet Corvette is equipped with a bigger engine.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 1970 Chevrolet Corvette (678 Nm) has 418 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Express. (260 Nm). This means 1970 Chevrolet Corvette will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Express.

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2009 Chevrolet Express 1970 Chevrolet Corvette
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Express Corvette
Year Released 2009 1970
Body Type Van Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4300 cc 7440 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 193 HP 0 HP
Torque 260 Nm 678 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.2:1 10.3:1
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 8 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 5700 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 2080 mm 1210 mm
Wheelbase Size 3440 mm 2500 mm


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