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1959 Fiat 1500 vs. 2000 Holden HRT

To start off, 2000 Holden HRT is newer by 41 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1959 Fiat 1500. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1959 Fiat 1500 would be higher. At 5,000 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Holden HRT is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 1959 Fiat 1500 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 1959 Fiat 1500. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Holden HRT, 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, 2000 Holden HRT (815 Nm) has 711 more torque (in Nm) than 1959 Fiat 1500. (104 Nm). This means 2000 Holden HRT will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1959 Fiat 1500.

Compare all specifications:

1959 Fiat 1500 2000 Holden HRT
Make Fiat Holden
Model 1500 HRT
Year Released 1959 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1490 cc 5000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 80 HP 0 HP
Torque 104 Nm 815 Nm
Top Speed 169 km/hour 300 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual


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