1970 Holden Torana vs. 2008 Nissan Livina

To start off, 2008 Nissan Livina is newer by 38 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. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Nissan Livina weights approximately 1455 kg more than 1970 Holden Torana.

Because 1970 Holden Torana is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1970 Holden Torana. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Nissan Livina, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 9 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Nissan Livina. (154 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Nissan Livina.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2008 Nissan Livina
Make Holden Nissan
Model Torana Livina
Year Released 1970 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 1598 cc
Horse Power 95 HP 0 HP
Torque 163 Nm 154 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 2405 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 5260 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1670 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2610 mm