2007 Audi A6 vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 2007 Audi A6 is newer by 32 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 2,967 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Audi A6 (221 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 106 more horse power than 1975 Lancia Beta. (115 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 1975 Lancia Beta. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Audi A6 weights approximately 450 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.

Because 2007 Audi A6 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1975 Lancia Beta. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Audi A6 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, 2007 Audi A6 (450 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 274 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2007 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Audi A6 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Audi Lancia
Model A6 Beta
Year Released 2007 1975
Body Type Station Wagon Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2967 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 221 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 450 Nm 176 Nm
Torque RPM 1400 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 91.4 mm 90 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 17.0:1 8.9:1
Top Speed 240 km/hour 180 km/hour
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1510 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4940 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1660 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 51 L


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