1970 Holden Torana vs. 1985 Porsche 962

To start off, 1985 Porsche 962 is newer by 15 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 3,292 cc (6 cylinders), 1985 Porsche 962 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1985 Porsche 962 (593 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 498 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1985 Porsche 962 should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1985 Porsche 962 weights approximately 30 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.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 1985 Porsche 962
Make Holden Porsche
Model Torana 962
Year Released 1970 1985
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 2261 cc 3292 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 593 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6200 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 980 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1040 mm


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