1970 Holden Torana vs. 2007 Saab 9-7X

To start off, 2007 Saab 9-7X is newer by 37 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 4,160 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Saab 9-7X is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Saab 9-7X (290 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 195 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Saab 9-7X should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana.

Because 2007 Saab 9-7X 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, 2007 Saab 9-7X 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, 2007 Saab 9-7X (376 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 213 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2007 Saab 9-7X will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2007 Saab 9-7X
Make Holden Saab
Model Torana 9-7X
Year Released 1970 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 4160 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 290 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 376 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4910 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2880 mm


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