1970 Holden Torana vs. 1982 Maserati Bi Turbo

To start off, 1982 Maserati Bi Turbo is newer by 12 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. At 2,491 cc (6 cylinders), 1982 Maserati Bi Turbo is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1982 Maserati Bi Turbo (183 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 88 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1982 Maserati Bi Turbo should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1982 Maserati Bi Turbo weights approximately 145 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.

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, 1982 Maserati Bi Turbo (305 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 142 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 1982 Maserati Bi Turbo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 1982 Maserati Bi Turbo
Make Holden Maserati
Model Torana Bi Turbo
Year Released 1970 1982
Engine Size 2261 cc 2491 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 95 HP 183 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 305 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1095 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4160 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2510 mm


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