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1969 Holden Belmont vs. 2004 Renault Grand Espace

To start off, 2004 Renault Grand Espace is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1969 Holden Belmont. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1969 Holden Belmont would be higher. At 3,034 cc (6 cylinders), 1969 Holden Belmont is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1969 Holden Belmont (129 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 11 more horse power than 2004 Renault Grand Espace. (118 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1969 Holden Belmont should accelerate faster than 2004 Renault Grand Espace. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Renault Grand Espace weights approximately 585 kg more than 1969 Holden Belmont.

Because 1969 Holden Belmont 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 1969 Holden Belmont. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Renault Grand Espace, 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, 1969 Holden Belmont (247 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 142 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Renault Grand Espace. (105 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1969 Holden Belmont will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Renault Grand Espace.

Compare all specifications:

1969 Holden Belmont 2004 Renault Grand Espace
Make Holden Renault
Model Belmont Grand Espace
Year Released 1969 2004
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3034 cc 1870 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 129 HP 118 HP
Engine RPM 4400 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 247 Nm 105 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 1275 kg 1860 kg
Vehicle Length 4700 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1900 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2850 mm


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