1970 Holden Torana vs. 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer

To start off, 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer is newer by 43 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 2,360 cc (16 cylinders), 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer (166 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 71 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer weights approximately 465 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.

Because 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer 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, 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer 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, 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer (226 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 63 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer
Make Holden Mitsubishi
Model Torana Lancer
Year Released 1970 2013
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 2360 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 16 cylinders
Engine Type in-line W
Horse Power 95 HP 166 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 226 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 4100 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1415 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4570 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2635 mm


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