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1950 Holden FX vs. 1999 Holden Maloo

To start off, 1999 Holden Maloo is newer by 49 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 5,699 cc (8 cylinders), 1999 Holden Maloo is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 1950 Holden FX is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1950 Holden FX. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1999 Holden Maloo, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 1999 Holden Maloo (542 Nm) has 406 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Holden FX. (136 Nm). This means 1999 Holden Maloo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Holden FX.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Holden FX 1999 Holden Maloo
Make Holden Holden
Model FX Maloo
Year Released 1950 1999
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2165 cc 5699 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 51 HP 0 HP
Torque 136 Nm 542 Nm
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual


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