1947 Chrysler Town & Country vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 1975 Lancia Beta is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1947 Chrysler Town & Country. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1947 Chrysler Town & Country would be higher. At 5,302 cc (8 cylinders), 1947 Chrysler Town & Country is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1947 Chrysler Town & Country weights approximately 908 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Because 1947 Chrysler Town & Country 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 1947 Chrysler Town & Country. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta, 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.

Compare all specifications:

1947 Chrysler Town & Country 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Chrysler Lancia
Model Town & Country Beta
Year Released 1947 1975
Body Type Minivan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5302 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 115 HP
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1968 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1660 mm
Wheelbase Size 3250 mm 2550 mm


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