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2009 Ferrari 612 vs. 2003 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2009 Ferrari 612 is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Saab 03-Sep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Saab 03-Sep would be higher. At 5,748 cc (12 cylinders), 2009 Ferrari 612 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Ferrari 612 (533 HP @ 7250 RPM) has 283 more horse power than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. (250 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Ferrari 612 should accelerate faster than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Ferrari 612 weights approximately 260 kg more than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Ferrari 612 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 2009 Ferrari 612. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep, 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, 2009 Ferrari 612 (589 Nm @ 5250 RPM) has 219 more torque (in Nm) than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2009 Ferrari 612 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2003 Saab 03-Sep.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Ferrari 612 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Ferrari Saab
Model 612 03-Sep
Year Released 2009 2003
Body Type Coupe Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5748 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 533 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 7250 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 589 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 5250 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 77 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.2:1 9.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 320 km/hour 250 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1925 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 4910 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1960 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2960 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 20.7 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 105 L 61 L


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