1970 Holden Torana vs. 1999 Toyota Vitz

To start off, 1999 Toyota Vitz is newer by 29 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 8 more horse power than 1999 Toyota Vitz. (87 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 1999 Toyota Vitz. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1999 Toyota Vitz weights approximately 30 kg more than 1970 Holden Torana.

Because 1999 Toyota Vitz 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, 1999 Toyota Vitz 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, 1970 Holden Torana (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 42 more torque (in Nm) than 1999 Toyota Vitz. (121 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1999 Toyota Vitz.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 1999 Toyota Vitz
Make Holden Toyota
Model Torana Vitz
Year Released 1970 1999
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 1298 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 87 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 121 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4400 RPM
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 980 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 3620 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1670 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2380 mm


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