1970 Holden Torana vs. 1960 Porsche 356

To start off, 1970 Holden Torana is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1960 Porsche 356. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1960 Porsche 356 would be higher. At 2,261 cc (4 cylinders), 1970 Holden Torana is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1960 Porsche 356 (135 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 40 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1960 Porsche 356 should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Holden Torana weights approximately 164 kg more than 1960 Porsche 356.

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 Porsche 356
Make Holden Porsche
Model Torana 356
Year Released 1970 1960
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 2261 cc 1587 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line boxer
Horse Power 95 HP 135 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 786 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 3890 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1560 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1210 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2110 mm


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