1958 Ford Anglia vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 1970 Holden Torana is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1958 Ford Anglia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1958 Ford Anglia 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 @ 4600 RPM) has 64 more horse power than 1958 Ford Anglia. (31 HP @ 4500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 1958 Ford Anglia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Holden Torana weights approximately 210 kg more than 1958 Ford Anglia. 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, 1970 Holden Torana (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 92 more torque (in Nm) than 1958 Ford Anglia. (71 Nm @ 2150 RPM). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1958 Ford Anglia.

Compare all specifications:

1958 Ford Anglia 1970 Holden Torana
Make Ford Holden
Model Anglia Torana
Year Released 1958 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1172 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 31 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 4500 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 71 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 2150 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 740 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 3810 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1550 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2220 mm 2550 mm