1975 Lancia Beta vs. 2011 Opel Insignia

To start off, 2011 Opel Insignia 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 1,995 cc (4 cylinders), 1975 Lancia Beta is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Opel Insignia (138 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 23 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Opel Insignia should accelerate faster 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 1 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Opel Insignia. (175 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 1975 Lancia Beta will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Opel Insignia.

Compare all specifications:

1975 Lancia Beta 2011 Opel Insignia
Make Lancia Opel
Model Beta Insignia
Year Released 1975 2011
Body Type Hatchback Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 115 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 175 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3800 RPM
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1660 mm 1856 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1498 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2737 mm


 

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