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1962 Lancia Flavia vs. 1979 Lancia Delta

To start off, 1979 Lancia Delta is newer by 17 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 16 more horse power than 1979 Lancia Delta. (85 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1962 Lancia Flavia should accelerate faster than 1979 Lancia Delta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1962 Lancia Flavia weights approximately 240 kg more than 1979 Lancia Delta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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.

Compare all specifications:

1962 Lancia Flavia 1979 Lancia Delta
Make Lancia Lancia
Model Flavia Delta
Year Released 1962 1979
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1800 cc 1498 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 101 HP 85 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 910 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 3890 mm
Vehicle Width 1620 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2480 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.1 L/100km 7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L 59 L


 

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