1970 Holden Torana vs. 1972 Holden Torana

To start off, 1972 Holden Torana is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Holden Torana. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Holden Torana would be higher. Both 1970 Holden Torana and 1972 Holden Torana are equipped with a 2,261 cc engine. In terms of performance, 1970 Holden Torana (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 1972 Holden Torana. (94 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 1972 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1972 Holden Torana weights approximately 4 kg more 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, both vehicles can yield 163 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 1972 Holden Torana
Make Holden Holden
Model Torana Torana
Year Released 1970 1972
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 94 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 954 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2550 mm


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