2008 Jeep Wrangler vs. 1975 Lancia Beta

To start off, 2008 Jeep Wrangler is newer by 33 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 3,960 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Jeep Wrangler is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Jeep Wrangler weights approximately 510 kg more than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Because 2008 Jeep Wrangler 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, 2008 Jeep Wrangler 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, 2008 Jeep Wrangler (297 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 121 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Lancia Beta. (176 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2008 Jeep Wrangler will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Lancia Beta.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Jeep Wrangler 1975 Lancia Beta
Make Jeep Lancia
Model Wrangler Beta
Year Released 2008 1975
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3960 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 115 HP
Torque 297 Nm 176 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 98.5 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86.7 mm 90 mm
Top Speed 174 km/hour 180 km/hour
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1570 kg 1060 kg
Vehicle Length 4500 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Height 1790 mm 1330 mm
Wheelbase Size 2380 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 72 L 51 L


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