1975 Lancia Beta vs. 1971 Steyr Haflinger

To start off, 1975 Lancia Beta is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Steyr Haflinger. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Steyr Haflinger 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 88 more horse power than 1971 Steyr Haflinger. (27 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 1971 Steyr Haflinger. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Lancia Beta weights approximately 410 kg more than 1971 Steyr Haflinger. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1971 Steyr Haflinger is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1975 Lancia Beta. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1971 Steyr Haflinger will offer significantly more control. 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 132 more torque (in Nm) than 1971 Steyr Haflinger. (44 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1971 Steyr Haflinger.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 1971 Steyr Haflinger
Make Lancia Steyr
Model Beta Haflinger
Year Released 1975 1971
Engine Size 1995 cc 643 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 2 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 27 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 44 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3500 RPM
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 650 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 2840 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1360 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 1510 mm


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