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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1953 Ferrari 255 S

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 56 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1953 Ferrari 255 S. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1953 Ferrari 255 S would be higher. At 2,713 cc (12 cylinders), 1953 Ferrari 255 S is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1953 Ferrari 255 S (208 HP @ 7200 RPM) has 100 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1953 Ferrari 255 S should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 463 kg more than 1953 Ferrari 255 S.

Because 1953 Ferrari 255 S 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 1953 Ferrari 255 S. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira, 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.

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2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1953 Ferrari 255 S
Make Chevrolet Ferrari
Model Nubira 255 S
Year Released 2009 1953
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2713 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 208 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 7200 RPM
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 850 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4210 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2260 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 159 L


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