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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1983 Ferrari 400

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 26 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1983 Ferrari 400. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1983 Ferrari 400 would be higher. At 4,823 cc (12 cylinders), 1983 Ferrari 400 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1983 Ferrari 400 (306 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 198 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1983 Ferrari 400 should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1983 Ferrari 400 weights approximately 517 kg more than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1983 Ferrari 400 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 1983 Ferrari 400. 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. Let's talk about torque, 1983 Ferrari 400 (393 Nm) has 243 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm). This means 1983 Ferrari 400 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1983 Ferrari 400
Make Chevrolet Ferrari
Model Nubira 400
Year Released 2009 1983
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 4823 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 306 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 393 Nm
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 78 mm
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1313 kg 1830 kg
Vehicle Length 4570 mm 4820 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1320 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 118 L


 

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