1970 Holden Torana vs. 2013 Volvo S60

To start off, 2013 Volvo S60 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 3,000 cc (6 cylinders), 2013 Volvo S60 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Volvo S60 (321 HP @ 5400 RPM) has 226 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Volvo S60 should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Volvo S60 weights approximately 812 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 Volvo S60 is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1970 Holden Torana. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2013 Volvo S60 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 Volvo S60 (480 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 317 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2013 Volvo S60 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1970 Holden Torana 2013 Volvo S60
Make Holden Volvo
Model Torana S60
Year Released 1970 2013
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2261 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line W
Horse Power 95 HP 321 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5400 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 480 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear AWD
Vehicle Weight 950 kg 1762 kg
Vehicle Length 4380 mm 4628 mm
Vehicle Width 1610 mm 2097 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1484 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2776 mm


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