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1962 Lancia Flavia vs. 1963 Lancia Flavia

To start off, 1963 Lancia Flavia is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1962 Lancia Flavia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1962 Lancia Flavia would be higher. At 1,800 cc (4 cylinders), 1962 Lancia Flavia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1962 Lancia Flavia (101 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 25 more horse power than 1963 Lancia Flavia. (76 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1962 Lancia Flavia should accelerate faster than 1963 Lancia Flavia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1963 Lancia Flavia weights approximately 40 kg more than 1962 Lancia Flavia.

Because 1963 Lancia Flavia 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 1963 Lancia Flavia. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1962 Lancia Flavia, 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:

1962 Lancia Flavia 1963 Lancia Flavia
Make Lancia Lancia
Model Flavia Flavia
Year Released 1962 1963
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1800 cc 1488 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Horse Power 101 HP 76 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1190 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4590 mm
Vehicle Width 1620 mm 1620 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L 55 L


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