1962 Lancia Flavia vs. 1981 Lancia Beta
To start off, 1981 Lancia Beta is newer by 19 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 20 more horse power than 1981 Lancia Beta. (81 HP @ 6200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1962 Lancia Flavia should accelerate faster than 1981 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1962 Lancia Flavia weights approximately 150 kg more than 1981 Lancia Beta. 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||1981 Lancia Beta|
|Engine Size||1800 cc||1297 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||101 HP||81 HP|
|Engine RPM||5800 RPM||6200 RPM|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||4 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1150 kg||1000 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4490 mm||4000 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1620 mm||1660 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1350 mm||1290 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2660 mm||2360 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||42 L||49 L|