1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2005 Toyota Camry

To start off, 2005 Toyota Camry is newer by 30 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 3,310 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Toyota Camry is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Toyota Camry (225 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 110 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Camry should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Toyota Camry weights approximately 621 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, 2005 Toyota Camry (328 Nm) has 152 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm). This means 2005 Toyota Camry will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2005 Toyota Camry
Make Lancia Toyota
Model Beta Camry
Year Released 1975 2005
Body Type Hatchback Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 3310 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 115 HP 225 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 328 Nm
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 92 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 83 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 10.8:1
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1681 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4900 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2640 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 70 L


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