1970 Holden Torana vs. 2002 Jaguar XJ6

To start off, 2002 Jaguar XJ6 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 2,967 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Jaguar XJ6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Jaguar XJ6 (240 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 145 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Jaguar XJ6 should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Jaguar XJ6 weights approximately 595 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. Let's talk about torque, 2002 Jaguar XJ6 (300 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 137 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2002 Jaguar XJ6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2002 Jaguar XJ6
Make Holden Jaguar
Model Torana XJ6
Year Released 1970 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 2967 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 95 HP 240 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4100 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1545 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 5100 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2920 mm


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