1970 Holden Torana vs. 2009 Nissan 350Z

To start off, 2009 Nissan 350Z is newer by 39 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 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Nissan 350Z is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Nissan 350Z (309 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 214 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Nissan 350Z should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana.

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, 2009 Nissan 350Z (358 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 195 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2009 Nissan 350Z will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2009 Nissan 350Z
Make Holden Nissan
Model Torana 350Z
Year Released 1970 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 3498 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 95 HP 309 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 358 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4320 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1340 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1820 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2660 mm


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