1966 Autobianchi Bianchina vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 1970 Holden Torana is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1966 Autobianchi Bianchina. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1966 Autobianchi Bianchina 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 77 more horse power than 1966 Autobianchi Bianchina. (18 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 1966 Autobianchi Bianchina. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Holden Torana weights approximately 365 kg more than 1966 Autobianchi Bianchina. 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 133 more torque (in Nm) than 1966 Autobianchi Bianchina. (30 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1966 Autobianchi Bianchina.

Compare all specifications:

1966 Autobianchi Bianchina 1970 Holden Torana
Make Autobianchi Holden
Model Bianchina Torana
Year Released 1966 1970
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 499 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 2 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 18 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 30 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 585 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 3230 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1350 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 1950 mm 2550 mm


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