1984 Audi 90 vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 1984 Audi 90 is newer by 9 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 2,226 cc (5 cylinders), 1984 Audi 90 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1984 Audi 90 (139 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 24 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1984 Audi 90 should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1984 Audi 90 weights approximately 200 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.

Let's talk about torque, 1984 Audi 90 (190 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 14 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1984 Audi 90 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

1984 Audi 90 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Audi Lancia
Model 90 Beta
Year Released 1984 1975
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2226 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 139 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 5700 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 190 Nm 176 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86.4 mm 90 mm
Vehicle Weight 1260 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4470 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1690 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2550 mm


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