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1976 Alfa Romeo Alfasud vs. 1974 Lada S

To start off, 1976 Alfa Romeo Alfasud is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Lada S. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Lada S would be higher. At 1,294 cc (4 cylinders), 1974 Lada S is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1974 Lada S weights approximately 136 kg more than 1976 Alfa Romeo Alfasud.

Because 1974 Lada S 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 1974 Lada S. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1976 Alfa Romeo Alfasud, 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.

Compare all specifications:

1976 Alfa Romeo Alfasud 1974 Lada S
Make Alfa Romeo Lada
Model Alfasud S
Year Released 1976 1974
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1186 cc 1294 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 62 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 864 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 3900 mm 4050 mm
Vehicle Width 1600 mm 1620 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 2470 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 43 L


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