1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2009 Holden UTE

To start off, 2009 Holden UTE is newer by 34 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 6,000 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Holden UTE is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Holden UTE (357 HP) has 242 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Holden UTE should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Because 2009 Holden UTE is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2009 Holden UTE. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2009 Holden UTE (530 Nm) has 354 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm). This means 2009 Holden UTE will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2009 Holden UTE
Make Lancia Holden
Model Beta UTE
Year Released 1975 2009
Body Type Hatchback Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 6000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 115 HP 357 HP
Torque 176 Nm 530 Nm
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors


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