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1973 Triumph 1500 vs. 2013 Toyota Sequoia

To start off, 2013 Toyota Sequoia is newer by 40 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1973 Triumph 1500. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1973 Triumph 1500 would be higher. At 5,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2013 Toyota Sequoia is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (376 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 316 more horse power than 1973 Triumph 1500. (60 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2013 Toyota Sequoia should accelerate faster than 1973 Triumph 1500. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Toyota Sequoia weights approximately 1749 kg more than 1973 Triumph 1500. 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, 2013 Toyota Sequoia (544 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 434 more torque (in Nm) than 1973 Triumph 1500. (110 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2013 Toyota Sequoia will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1973 Triumph 1500.

Compare all specifications:

1973 Triumph 1500 2013 Toyota Sequoia
Make Triumph Toyota
Model 1500 Sequoia
Year Released 1973 2013
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1493 cc 5700 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 60 HP 376 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 110 Nm 544 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 965 kg 2714 kg
Vehicle Length 4120 mm 5210 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1955 mm
Wheelbase Size 2460 mm 3100 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 100 L


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