1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 1975 Lancia Beta is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica would be higher. At 4,961 cc (12 cylinders), 1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica (395 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 280 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica weights approximately 570 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica 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 1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica. 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:

1958 Ferrari 410 Superamerica 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Ferrari Lancia
Model 410 Superamerica Beta
Year Released 1958 1975
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4961 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 395 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5500 RPM
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1630 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4710 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2550 mm


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