1961 Ford Cortina vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 1970 Holden Torana is newer by 9 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1961 Ford Cortina. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1961 Ford Cortina would be higher. At 2,261 cc (4 cylinders), 1970 Holden Torana 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.

Compare all specifications:

1961 Ford Cortina 1970 Holden Torana
Make Ford Holden
Model Cortina Torana
Year Released 1961 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1498 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 95 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Length 4280 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1590 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2550 mm


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