1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Silverado is newer by 35 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 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Chevrolet Silverado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Chevrolet Silverado (195 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 80 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Silverado should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Chevrolet Silverado weights approximately 489 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 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 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 2010 Chevrolet Silverado. 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, 2010 Chevrolet Silverado (353 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 177 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Silverado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta. 2010 Chevrolet Silverado has automatic transmission and 1975 Lancia Beta has manual transmission. 1975 Lancia Beta will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2010 Chevrolet Silverado will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2010 Chevrolet Silverado
Make Lancia Chevrolet
Model Beta Silverado
Year Released 1975 2010
Body Type Hatchback Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 4300 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 115 HP 195 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 353 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 9.1:1
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 5710 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 2040 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1870 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 3380 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 129 L


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