1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2001 Lancia Lybra

To start off, 2001 Lancia Lybra is newer by 26 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 2 more horse power than 2001 Lancia Lybra. (113 HP @ 4100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 2001 Lancia Lybra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Lancia Lybra weights approximately 250 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta.

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, 2001 Lancia Lybra (275 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 99 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2001 Lancia Lybra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2001 Lancia Lybra
Make Lancia Lancia
Model Beta Lybra
Year Released 1975 2001
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1993 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 113 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4100 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 275 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 85 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 88 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 17.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1310 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4470 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 60 L


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