1971 BMW Touring vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 1971 BMW Touring is newer by 1 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. In terms of performance, 1970 Holden Torana (95 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 1971 BMW Touring. (85 HP @ 5700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1970 Holden Torana should accelerate faster than 1971 BMW Touring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1971 BMW Touring weights approximately 80 kg more than 1970 Holden Torana.

Let's talk about torque, 1970 Holden Torana (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 33 more torque (in Nm) than 1971 BMW Touring. (130 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1971 BMW Touring.

Compare all specifications:

1971 BMW Touring 1970 Holden Torana
Make BMW Holden
Model Touring Torana
Year Released 1971 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1573 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 85 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 5700 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 130 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 1030 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4120 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1600 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1390 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2550 mm


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