1989 Ferrari Mondial vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 1989 Ferrari Mondial is newer by 19 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 3,186 cc (8 cylinders), 1989 Ferrari Mondial is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1989 Ferrari Mondial (267 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 172 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1989 Ferrari Mondial should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1989 Ferrari Mondial weights approximately 520 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.

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, 1989 Ferrari Mondial (310 Nm @ 5500 RPM) has 147 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 1989 Ferrari Mondial will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

1989 Ferrari Mondial 1970 Holden Torana
Make Ferrari Holden
Model Mondial Torana
Year Released 1989 1970
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 3186 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 267 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 7000 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 310 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 5500 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 1470 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4540 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1270 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2550 mm


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