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2009 Chevrolet Nubira vs. 1986 Ferrari 412 GT

To start off, 2009 Chevrolet Nubira is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 Ferrari 412 GT. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 Ferrari 412 GT would be higher. At 4,942 cc (12 cylinders), 1986 Ferrari 412 GT is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1986 Ferrari 412 GT (340 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 232 more horse power than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (108 HP @ 6300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1986 Ferrari 412 GT should accelerate faster than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 Ferrari 412 GT weights approximately 572 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 1986 Ferrari 412 GT 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 1986 Ferrari 412 GT. 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, 1986 Ferrari 412 GT (451 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 301 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira. (150 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1986 Ferrari 412 GT will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Chevrolet Nubira.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Chevrolet Nubira 1986 Ferrari 412 GT
Make Chevrolet Ferrari
Model Nubira 412 GT
Year Released 2009 1986
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1598 cc 4942 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 108 HP 340 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 150 Nm 451 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 81.5 mm 78 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.6:1
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 1885 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 120 L


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