1970 Holden Torana vs. 1970 Morris Traveller

To start off, both 1970 Holden Torana and 1970 Morris Traveller were released in the same year (1970). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. 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 38 more horse power than 1970 Morris Traveller. (57 HP @ 5250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 1970 Morris Traveller. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Holden Torana weights approximately 95 kg more than 1970 Morris Traveller. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1970 Holden Torana 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 1970 Holden Torana. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1970 Morris Traveller, 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, 1970 Holden Torana (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 69 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Morris Traveller. (94 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Morris Traveller.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 1970 Morris Traveller
Make Holden Morris
Model Torana Traveller
Year Released 1970 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 1275 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 57 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5250 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 94 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 855 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 3730 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1540 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2380 mm


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