1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2000 Peugeot 607

To start off, 2000 Peugeot 607 is newer by 25 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 2,230 cc (4 cylinders), 2000 Peugeot 607 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Peugeot 607 (134 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Peugeot 607 should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Peugeot 607 weights approximately 475 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.

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, 2000 Peugeot 607 (315 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 139 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2000 Peugeot 607 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2000 Peugeot 607
Make Lancia Peugeot
Model Beta 607
Year Released 1975 2000
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 2230 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 134 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 85.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 96 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 18.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1535 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 80 L


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