1970 Holden Torana vs. 1960 Opel Kapitan

To start off, 1970 Holden Torana is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1960 Opel Kapitan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1960 Opel Kapitan would be higher. At 2,605 cc (6 cylinders), 1960 Opel Kapitan is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Holden Torana weights approximately 44 kg more than 1960 Opel Kapitan.

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:

1970 Holden Torana 1960 Opel Kapitan
Make Holden Opel
Model Torana Kapitan
Year Released 1970 1960
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 2605 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 906 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4840 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2550 mm


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