2001 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 2001 Chevrolet Silverado is newer by 31 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 4,292 cc (6 cylinders), 2001 Chevrolet Silverado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Chevrolet Silverado (193 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 98 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Chevrolet Silverado should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Chevrolet Silverado weights approximately 825 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.

Because 2001 Chevrolet Silverado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1970 Holden Torana. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Chevrolet Silverado will offer significantly more control. 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, 2001 Chevrolet Silverado (353 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 190 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2001 Chevrolet Silverado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1970 Holden Torana
Make Chevrolet Holden
Model Silverado Torana
Year Released 2001 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4292 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 193 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 353 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Vehicle Weight 1775 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 5230 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 2000 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1810 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 3030 mm 2550 mm


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