1970 Holden Torana vs. 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser

To start off, 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser is newer by 16 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 2,445 cc (4 cylinders), 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1970 Holden Torana (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser. (85 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser weights approximately 710 kg more than 1970 Holden Torana.

Because 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1970 Holden Torana. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser will offer significantly more control. 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, 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser (184 Nm @ 2400 RPM) has 21 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 1986 Toyota Land Cruiser
Make Holden Toyota
Model Torana Land Cruiser
Year Released 1970 1986
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 2445 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 85 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 184 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 2400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1660 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4070 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1920 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2320 mm


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