1970 Holden Torana vs. 2006 Suzuki Jimny

To start off, 2006 Suzuki Jimny is newer by 36 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 14 more horse power than 2006 Suzuki Jimny. (81 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 2006 Suzuki Jimny. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Suzuki Jimny weights approximately 170 kg more than 1970 Holden Torana.

Because 2006 Suzuki Jimny 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, 2006 Suzuki Jimny 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, 1970 Holden Torana (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 52 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Suzuki Jimny. (111 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Suzuki Jimny.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2006 Suzuki Jimny
Make Holden Suzuki
Model Torana Jimny
Year Released 1970 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 1328 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 81 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 111 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1120 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 3630 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1710 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2260 mm


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