2004 Audi A4 vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 2004 Audi A4 is newer by 34 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 2,496 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Audi A4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Audi A4 (178 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 83 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Audi A4 should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Audi A4 weights approximately 640 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 2004 Audi A4 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, 2004 Audi A4 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, 2004 Audi A4 (380 Nm @ 1500 RPM) has 217 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2004 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Audi A4 1970 Holden Torana
Make Audi Holden
Model A4 Torana
Year Released 2004 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2496 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 178 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 380 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Vehicle Weight 1590 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4550 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2550 mm


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