1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2010 Renault Twingo

To start off, 2010 Renault Twingo 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 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 52 more horse power than 2010 Renault Twingo. (63 HP @ 3750 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1975 Lancia Beta should accelerate faster than 2010 Renault Twingo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Lancia Beta weights approximately 5 kg more than 2010 Renault Twingo. 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, 1975 Lancia Beta (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 16 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Renault Twingo. (160 Nm @ 1900 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Renault Twingo.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2010 Renault Twingo
Make Lancia Renault
Model Beta Twingo
Year Released 1975 2010
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1459 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 63 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 3750 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 160 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 1900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 76 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 80.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 8.9:1 17.9:1
Top Speed 180 km/hour 164 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1060 kg 1055 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 3610 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2370 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 51 L 40 L


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