1970 Holden Torana vs. 1982 Nissan Skyline

To start off, 1982 Nissan Skyline 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 2,261 cc (4 cylinders), 1970 Holden Torana is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1970 Holden Torana (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 1982 Nissan Skyline. (93 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 1982 Nissan Skyline. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1982 Nissan Skyline weights approximately 100 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, 1970 Holden Torana (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 14 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Nissan Skyline. (149 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Nissan Skyline.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 1982 Nissan Skyline
Make Holden Nissan
Model Torana Skyline
Year Released 1970 1982
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 1809 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 93 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 149 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1050 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4630 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2620 mm


 

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