1985 Audi Coupe vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 1985 Audi Coupe is newer by 10 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 2,144 cc (5 cylinders), 1985 Audi Coupe is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1985 Audi Coupe (136 HP @ 4250 RPM) has 21 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1985 Audi Coupe should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1975 Lancia Beta weights approximately 38 kg more than 1985 Audi Coupe.

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, both vehicles can yield 176 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

Compare all specifications:

1985 Audi Coupe 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Audi Lancia
Model Coupe Beta
Year Released 1985 1975
Body Type Coupe Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2144 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 136 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 4250 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 176 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.3:1 8.9:1
Top Speed 195 km/hour 180 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1022 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4800 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2700 mm 2550 mm


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