1954 Abarth Simca vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 1970 Holden Torana is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1954 Abarth Simca. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1954 Abarth Simca would be higher. At 2,261 cc (4 cylinders), 1970 Holden Torana is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1970 Holden Torana (95 HP) has 51 more horse power than 1954 Abarth Simca. (44 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 1954 Abarth Simca. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Holden Torana weights approximately 132 kg more than 1954 Abarth Simca. 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.

Compare all specifications:

1954 Abarth Simca 1970 Holden Torana
Make Abarth Holden
Model Simca Torana
Year Released 1954 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1220 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 44 HP 95 HP
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 818 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 3890 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1450 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1260 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2430 mm 2550 mm


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