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1988 Toyota Model F vs. 1971 Holden Monaro

To start off, 1988 Toyota Model F is newer by 17 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Holden Monaro. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Holden Monaro would be higher. At 5,040 cc (8 cylinders), 1971 Holden Monaro is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1971 Holden Monaro (238 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 162 more horse power than 1988 Toyota Model F. (76 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1971 Holden Monaro should accelerate faster than 1988 Toyota Model F. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1971 Holden Monaro weights approximately 80 kg more than 1988 Toyota Model F. 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, 1971 Holden Monaro (427 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 287 more torque (in Nm) than 1988 Toyota Model F. (140 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 1971 Holden Monaro will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1988 Toyota Model F.

Compare all specifications:

1988 Toyota Model F 1971 Holden Monaro
Make Toyota Holden
Model Model F Monaro
Year Released 1988 1971
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1812 cc 5040 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 76 HP 238 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 140 Nm 427 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Vehicle Weight 1300 kg 1380 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4770 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1890 mm
Vehicle Height 1820 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2240 mm 2830 mm


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