1970 Holden Torana vs. 1968 Holden Brougham

To start off, 1970 Holden Torana is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Holden Brougham. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Holden Brougham would be higher. At 5,025 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Holden Brougham is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1968 Holden Brougham (182 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 87 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1968 Holden Brougham should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana.

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, 1968 Holden Brougham (407 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 244 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 1968 Holden Brougham will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 1968 Holden Brougham
Make Holden Holden
Model Torana Brougham
Year Released 1970 1968
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 5025 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 407 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 2400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2830 mm


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