2001 Chevrolet S-10 vs. 1972 Lancia Fulvia

To start off, 2001 Chevrolet S-10 is newer by 29 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Lancia Fulvia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Lancia Fulvia would be higher. At 2,196 cc (4 cylinders), 2001 Chevrolet S-10 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Chevrolet S-10 (118 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 6 more horse power than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. (112 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Chevrolet S-10 should accelerate faster than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Chevrolet S-10 weights approximately 510 kg more than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2001 Chevrolet S-10 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Chevrolet S-10 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, 2001 Chevrolet S-10 (190 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 37 more torque (in Nm) than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. (153 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2001 Chevrolet S-10 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1972 Lancia Fulvia.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Chevrolet S-10 1972 Lancia Fulvia
Make Chevrolet Lancia
Model S-10 Fulvia
Year Released 2001 1972
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2196 cc 1584 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 118 HP 112 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 190 Nm 153 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 1470 kg 960 kg
Vehicle Length 5210 mm 4150 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1580 mm
Vehicle Height 1600 mm 1290 mm
Wheelbase Size 3130 mm 2340 mm


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