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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1958 Simca Plein Ceil

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 51 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1958 Simca Plein Ceil. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1958 Simca Plein Ceil would be higher. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 52 more horse power than 1958 Simca Plein Ceil. (56 HP @ 200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1958 Simca Plein Ceil. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 213 kg more than 1958 Simca Plein Ceil. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1958 Simca Plein Ceil 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 1958 Simca Plein Ceil. 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 1958 Simca Plein Ceil
Make Chevrolet Simca
Model Nubira Plein Ceil
Year Released 2009 1958
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 56 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 200 RPM
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1100 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4210 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1610 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2360 mm


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