1950 Holden FX vs. 1971 Holden Belmont
To start off, 1971 Holden Belmont is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1950 Holden FX. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1950 Holden FX would be higher. At 2,833 cc (6 cylinders), 1971 Holden Belmont is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1971 Holden Belmont (116 HP) has 65 more horse power than 1950 Holden FX. (51 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1971 Holden Belmont should accelerate faster than 1950 Holden FX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1971 Holden Belmont weights approximately 370 kg more than 1950 Holden FX. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.
Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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, 1971 Holden Belmont (228 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 92 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Holden FX. (136 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1971 Holden Belmont will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Holden FX.
Compare all specifications:
|1950 Holden FX||1971 Holden Belmont|
|Engine Size||2165 cc||2833 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||51 HP||116 HP|
|Torque||136 Nm||228 Nm|
|Torque RPM||2000 RPM||2000 RPM|
|Vehicle Weight||970 kg||1340 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4380 mm||4770 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1710 mm||1890 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1580 mm||1380 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2620 mm||2830 mm|