2007 BMW 325 vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 2007 BMW 325 is newer by 37 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 2,497 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 BMW 325 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 BMW 325 (215 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 120 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 BMW 325 should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 BMW 325 weights approximately 545 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, 2007 BMW 325 (250 Nm @ 2750 RPM) has 87 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Holden Torana. (163 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 2007 BMW 325 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Holden Torana.

Compare all specifications:

2007 BMW 325 1970 Holden Torana
Make BMW Holden
Model 325 Torana
Year Released 2007 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2497 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 215 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 250 Nm 163 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 1600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 1495 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2550 mm


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