1975 Lancia Beta vs. 1976 Buick Century
To start off, 1976 Buick Century is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Lancia Beta. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Lancia Beta would be higher. At 7,462 cc (8 cylinders), 1976 Buick Century is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1976 Buick Century (250 HP) has 135 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1976 Buick Century should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta.
Because 1976 Buick Century 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 1976 Buick Century. 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.
Compare all specifications:
|1975 Lancia Beta||1976 Buick Century|
|Body Type||Hatchback||Station Wagon|
|Engine Size||1995 cc||7462 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||8 cylinders|
|Horse Power||115 HP||250 HP|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||3 doors||5 doors|