1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2002 Vauxhall Frontera

To start off, 2002 Vauxhall Frontera is newer by 27 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 3,164 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Vauxhall Frontera is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Vauxhall Frontera (202 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 87 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Vauxhall Frontera should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Vauxhall Frontera weights approximately 660 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 2002 Vauxhall Frontera is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1975 Lancia Beta. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Vauxhall Frontera will offer significantly more control. 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, 2002 Vauxhall Frontera (290 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 114 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2002 Vauxhall Frontera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2002 Vauxhall Frontera
Make Lancia Vauxhall
Model Beta Frontera
Year Released 1975 2002
Body Type Hatchback SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 3164 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 202 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3000 RPM
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 3 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1720 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4280 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1710 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2470 mm


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