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2000 Holden HRT vs. 1974 Holden Torana

To start off, 2000 Holden HRT is newer by 26 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1974 Holden Torana. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1974 Holden Torana would be higher. At 5,000 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Holden HRT is equipped with a bigger engine.

Because 1974 Holden Torana is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1974 Holden Torana. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2000 Holden HRT, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 Holden HRT (815 Nm) has 459 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Holden Torana. (356 Nm). This means 2000 Holden HRT will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Holden Torana. 1974 Holden Torana has automatic transmission and 2000 Holden HRT has manual transmission. 2000 Holden HRT will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1974 Holden Torana will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Holden HRT 1974 Holden Torana
Make Holden Holden
Model HRT Torana
Year Released 2000 1974
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5000 cc 4143 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 182 HP
Torque 815 Nm 356 Nm
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic


 

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