1970 Holden Torana vs. 2002 Honda Torneo

To start off, 2002 Honda Torneo is newer by 32 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 28 more horse power than 2002 Honda Torneo. (67 HP @ 6300 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 2002 Honda Torneo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1970 Holden Torana weights approximately 110 kg more than 2002 Honda Torneo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1970 Holden Torana is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1970 Holden Torana. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Honda Torneo, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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) has 14 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Honda Torneo. (149 Nm). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Honda Torneo.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2002 Honda Torneo
Make Holden Honda
Model Torana Torneo
Year Released 1970 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 1671 cc
Horse Power 95 HP 67 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 149 Nm
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 840 kg
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2680 mm


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