1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2001 Lancia Nea
To start off, 2001 Lancia Nea 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 2,445 cc, 2001 Lancia Nea is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Lancia Nea (148 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 33 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Lancia Nea should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Lancia Nea weights approximately 310 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, 2001 Lancia Nea (314 Nm) has 138 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm). This means 2001 Lancia Nea will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta. 2001 Lancia Nea has automatic transmission and 1975 Lancia Beta has manual transmission. 1975 Lancia Beta will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2001 Lancia Nea will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.
Compare all specifications:
|1975 Lancia Beta||2001 Lancia Nea|
|Engine Size||1995 cc||2445 cc|
|Horse Power||115 HP||148 HP|
|Engine RPM||5500 RPM||4000 RPM|
|Torque||176 Nm||314 Nm|
|Vehicle Weight||1060 kg||1370 kg|
|Wheelbase Size||2550 mm||2590 mm|