1970 Holden Torana vs. 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor

To start off, 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor is newer by 33 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 3,828 cc (6 cylinders), 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor (212 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 117 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor weights approximately 900 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 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor 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, 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor 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, 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor (339 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 176 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2003 Mitsubishi Endeavor
Make Holden Mitsubishi
Model Torana Endeavor
Year Released 1970 2003
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 3828 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 95 HP 212 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 339 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 3750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1850 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4840 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2770 mm


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