2000 Ferrari 550 vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 2000 Ferrari 550 is newer by 30 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 5,474 cc (12 cylinders), 2000 Ferrari 550 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Ferrari 550 (478 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 383 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 Ferrari 550 should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Ferrari 550 weights approximately 695 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, 2000 Ferrari 550 (588 Nm @ 5000 RPM) has 425 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2000 Ferrari 550 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Ferrari 550 1970 Holden Torana
Make Ferrari Holden
Model 550 Torana
Year Released 2000 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5474 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 478 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 7000 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 588 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 1645 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4560 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1950 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1290 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2510 mm 2550 mm


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