The Opel Rekord C Coupe has by 39 percent more horsepower than Ford Taunus I Coupe 1.3 54HP. The Opel Rekord C Coupe will be distinctly better speed up because of grater horsepower. Also passing other cars should be a piece of cake for a car equipped with stronger engine.
Distance between two sides of a vehicle influences on room in the cabin and also stability while driving. The Opel Rekord C is widther by 1 percent compared with the Ford Taunus I Coupe 1.3 54HP and is not really relevant. The average for the „large family cars” class is 1,764 millimeters and is by 2 percent smaller than the same attribute of the Opel Rekord C Coupe 1.7 S 75HP.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the distance separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Opel Rekord C Coupe 1.7 S 75HP has 3 percent longer wheelbase distance than Ford Taunus I Coupe 1.3 54HP. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Opel Rekord C Coupe should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Opel Rekord C Coupe is 7 % longer in comparison to the Ford Taunus I Coupe. Long vehicles are more spacious and in most cases provide more storage space. While the Opel Rekord C Coupe seems to be better for families or drivers who value comfortable rides, the Ford Taunus I Coupe may appeal to singles as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
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Because of the fact that the Ford Taunus I Coupe was unveiled only 2 years before the Opel, the distance in technology applied in both cars is not really big, however, the Opel Rekord C Coupe 1.7 S 75HP may have a bit more modern solutions applied in it.
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater capacity of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference of 7 % to the advantage of the Opel Rekord C is not big and should not be really noticeable.