1970 Holden Torana vs. 2011 BMW 328

To start off, 2011 BMW 328 is newer by 41 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 3,000 cc (6 cylinders), 2011 BMW 328 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 BMW 328 (230 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 135 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 BMW 328 should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 BMW 328 weights approximately 785 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, 2011 BMW 328 (271 Nm @ 2750 RPM) has 108 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2011 BMW 328 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2011 BMW 328
Make Holden BMW
Model Torana 328
Year Released 1970 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 95 HP 230 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 271 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 2750 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1735 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4620 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1783 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1384 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2761 mm


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