1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2008 Mitsubishi Space Star

To start off, 2008 Mitsubishi Space Star is newer by 33 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 21 more horse power than 2008 Mitsubishi Space Star. (94 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 2008 Mitsubishi Space Star. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Mitsubishi Space Star weights approximately 179 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, 1975 Lancia Beta (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 56 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Mitsubishi Space Star. (120 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Mitsubishi Space Star.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2008 Mitsubishi Space Star
Make Lancia Mitsubishi
Model Beta Space Star
Year Released 1975 2008
Body Type Hatchback Minivan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1297 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 94 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 120 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 71 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 82 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 10.0:1
Top Speed 180 km/hour 170 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1239 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4060 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2510 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 55 L