1970 Holden Torana vs. 1970 Nissan Cedric

To start off, both 1970 Holden Torana and 1970 Nissan Cedric 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 Nissan Cedric (114 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1970 Nissan Cedric should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Nissan Cedric weights approximately 340 kg more than 1970 Holden Torana. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1970 Nissan Cedric (165 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 2 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 1970 Nissan Cedric will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 1970 Nissan Cedric
Make Holden Nissan
Model Torana Cedric
Year Released 1970 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 114 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 165 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1290 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4700 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2700 mm


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