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1950 Holden FX vs. 1995 Holden Commodore

To start off, 1995 Holden Commodore is newer by 45 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 3,791 cc (6 cylinders), 1995 Holden Commodore is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1995 Holden Commodore (173 HP) has 122 more horse power than 1950 Holden FX. (51 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1995 Holden Commodore should accelerate faster than 1950 Holden FX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1995 Holden Commodore weights approximately 405 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, 1995 Holden Commodore (295 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 159 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Holden FX. (136 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1995 Holden Commodore will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Holden FX.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Holden FX 1995 Holden Commodore
Make Holden Holden
Model FX Commodore
Year Released 1950 1995
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2165 cc 3791 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 51 HP 173 HP
Torque 136 Nm 295 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 3200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Weight 970 kg 1375 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1580 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2740 mm


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