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2011 Alpina B7 vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2011 Alpina B7 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Chevrolet Colorado would be higher. At 4,397 cc (8 cylinders), 2011 Alpina B7 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Alpina B7 (493 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 308 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Alpina B7 should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Alpina B7 weights approximately 729 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2011 Alpina B7 (700 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 442 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2011 Alpina B7 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 2011 Alpina B7 has automatic transmission and 2010 Chevrolet Colorado has manual transmission. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Alpina B7 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Alpina B7 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Alpina Chevrolet
Model B7 Colorado
Year Released 2011 2010
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4397 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 493 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 700 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4250 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1990 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 5180 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 3140 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 12.9 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 88 L 72 L


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