2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer is newer by 36 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 4,163 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer (291 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 196 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer weights approximately 800 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 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 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, 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 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, 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer (377 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 214 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 1970 Holden Torana
Make Chevrolet Holden
Model TrailBlazer Torana
Year Released 2006 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4163 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 291 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 377 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 4800 RPM 1600 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Vehicle Weight 1750 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1850 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2550 mm


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