1970 Holden Torana vs. 2005 Lincoln Navigator

To start off, 2005 Lincoln Navigator is newer by 35 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 5,408 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 Lincoln Navigator is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Lincoln Navigator (300 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 205 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 Lincoln Navigator should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Lincoln Navigator weights approximately 1307 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, 2005 Lincoln Navigator (495 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 332 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2005 Lincoln Navigator will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2005 Lincoln Navigator
Make Holden Lincoln
Model Torana Navigator
Year Released 1970 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 5408 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 95 HP 300 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 495 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 3750 RPM
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 2257 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 5280 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 2040 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1980 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 3020 mm


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