1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2008 Peugeot 207

To start off, 2008 Peugeot 207 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) has 7 more horse power than 2008 Peugeot 207. (108 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 2008 Peugeot 207. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Peugeot 207 weights approximately 282 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 29 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Peugeot 207. (147 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Peugeot 207.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2008 Peugeot 207
Make Lancia Peugeot
Model Beta 207
Year Released 1975 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1587 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 108 HP
Torque 176 Nm 147 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 10.5:1
Top Speed 180 km/hour 194 km/hour
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 1342 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4040 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 50 L


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