1975 Lancia Beta vs. 1986 Renault Super 5

To start off, 1986 Renault Super 5 is newer by 11 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 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 74 more horse power than 1986 Renault Super 5. (41 HP @ 5750 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 1986 Renault Super 5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Lancia Beta weights approximately 365 kg more than 1986 Renault Super 5. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1975 Lancia Beta (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 110 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Renault Super 5. (66 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Renault Super 5.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 1986 Renault Super 5
Make Lancia Renault
Model Beta Super 5
Year Released 1975 1986
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 956 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 41 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5750 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 66 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3000 RPM
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 695 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 3600 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2410 mm


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