1975 Lancia Beta vs. 1970 Opel GT

To start off, 1975 Lancia Beta is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Opel GT. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Opel GT would be higher. At 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Lancia Beta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1975 Lancia Beta (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 14 more horse power than 1970 Opel GT. (101 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 1970 Opel GT.

Because 1970 Opel GT 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 1970 Opel GT. 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 19 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Opel GT. (157 Nm @ 3100 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Opel GT.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 1970 Opel GT
Make Lancia Opel
Model Beta GT
Year Released 1975 1970
Body Type Hatchback Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1900 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 101 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 157 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3100 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 93 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 69.8 mm
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4120 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1590 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1230 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 53 L


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