1975 Lancia Beta vs. 1994 Opel Tigra

To start off, 1994 Opel Tigra is newer by 19 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 25 more horse power than 1994 Opel Tigra. (90 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 1994 Opel Tigra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Lancia Beta weights approximately 7 kg more than 1994 Opel Tigra. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 51 more torque (in Nm) than 1994 Opel Tigra. (125 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1994 Opel Tigra.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 1994 Opel Tigra
Make Lancia Opel
Model Beta Tigra
Year Released 1975 1994
Body Type Hatchback Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1389 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 90 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 125 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 77.7 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 73.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 10.5:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1053 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 3920 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2450 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 46 L


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