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1950 Holden FX vs. 2005 Holden Caprice

To start off, 2005 Holden Caprice is newer by 55 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), 2005 Holden Caprice is equipped with a bigger engine.

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, 2005 Holden Caprice (502 Nm) has 366 more torque (in Nm) than 1950 Holden FX. (136 Nm). This means 2005 Holden Caprice will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1950 Holden FX. 2005 Holden Caprice has automatic transmission and 1950 Holden FX has manual transmission. 1950 Holden FX will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Holden Caprice will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1950 Holden FX 2005 Holden Caprice
Make Holden Holden
Model FX Caprice
Year Released 1950 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2165 cc 3791 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 51 HP 0 HP
Torque 136 Nm 502 Nm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic


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