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1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 36 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 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 104 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (81 HP @ 6200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 549 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 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1975 Lancia Beta. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado will offer significantly more control. 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, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 150 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (108 Nm @ 3300 RPM). This means 2011 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2011 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Lancia Chevrolet
Model Beta Colorado
Year Released 1975 2011
Body Type Coupe Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1297 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 81 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 108 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 3300 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1000 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 4000 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1290 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2360 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 49 L 72 L


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