1975 Lancia Beta vs. 1993 Porsche Boxster
To start off, 1993 Porsche Boxster is newer by 18 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 3,600 cc (6 cylinders), 1993 Porsche Boxster is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1993 Porsche Boxster (247 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 132 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1993 Porsche Boxster should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1993 Porsche Boxster weights approximately 340 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Because 1993 Porsche Boxster 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 1993 Porsche Boxster. 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, 1993 Porsche Boxster (308 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 132 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1993 Porsche Boxster will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.
Compare all specifications:
|1975 Lancia Beta||1993 Porsche Boxster|
|Engine Size||1995 cc||3600 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||115 HP||247 HP|
|Engine RPM||5500 RPM||6100 RPM|
|Torque||176 Nm||308 Nm|
|Torque RPM||2800 RPM||4800 RPM|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||2 seats|
|Number of Doors||3 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Weight||1060 kg||1400 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4290 mm||4120 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1330 mm||1250 mm|