1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, both 1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle and 1975 Lancia Beta were released in the same year (1975). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Lancia Beta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle (122 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 7 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Lancia Beta weights approximately 190 kg more than 1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle.

Because 1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle 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 1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle. 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. Let's talk about torque, 1975 Lancia Beta (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 9 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle. (167 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Alfa Romeo Eagle 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Alfa Romeo Lancia
Model Eagle Beta
Year Released 1975 1975
Body Type Convertible Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1779 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 122 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 167 Nm 176 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 80 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.5 mm 90 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 8.9:1
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 870 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1230 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2550 mm


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