1970 Holden Torana vs. 2002 Porsche 996

To start off, 2002 Porsche 996 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 3,596 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Porsche 996 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Porsche 996 (317 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 222 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Porsche 996 should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Porsche 996 weights approximately 455 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.

Because 2002 Porsche 996 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, 2002 Porsche 996 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, 2002 Porsche 996 (370 Nm @ 4250 RPM) has 207 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2002 Porsche 996 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2002 Porsche 996
Make Holden Porsche
Model Torana 996
Year Released 1970 2002
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 2261 cc 3596 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 317 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4250 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1405 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4440 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2360 mm


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