1975 Lancia Beta vs. 1999 Vauxhall Omega
To start off, 1999 Vauxhall Omega is newer by 24 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 1,998 cc (4 cylinders), 1999 Vauxhall Omega is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1999 Vauxhall Omega (134 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1999 Vauxhall Omega should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1999 Vauxhall Omega weights approximately 570 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 1999 Vauxhall Omega 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 1999 Vauxhall Omega. 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, 1999 Vauxhall Omega (185 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 9 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1999 Vauxhall Omega will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.
Compare all specifications:
|1975 Lancia Beta||1999 Vauxhall Omega|
|Engine Size||1995 cc||1998 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||115 HP||134 HP|
|Engine RPM||5500 RPM||5600 RPM|
|Torque||176 Nm||185 Nm|
|Torque RPM||2800 RPM||4000 RPM|
|Vehicle Weight||1060 kg||1630 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4290 mm||4900 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1660 mm||1790 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1330 mm||1510 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2550 mm||2740 mm|