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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 45 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4 would be higher. At 2,138 cc (4 cylinders), 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 4 more horse power than 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4. (104 HP @ 4750 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira should accelerate faster than 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Chevrolet Nubira weights approximately 298 kg more than 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4 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 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4. 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.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1964 Triumph Dove GTR4
Make Chevrolet Triumph
Model Nubira Dove GTR4
Year Released 2009 1964
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 2138 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 108 HP 104 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4750 RPM
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1015 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 3970 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1480 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2140 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 29 L


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