Which is better Ford or Holden?

To date, Holden has taken the top spot at Bathurst a total of 32 times. Ford while slightly less at just on 20 wins still draws comparison to Holden. In fact, in every V8 Supercars statistic available, Holden exceeds Ford in every category from number of wins to the fastest laps of the competition.

Who won more races Ford or Holden?

Holden has the most overall victories with 34, with Ford next best on 21 and Nissan the only other multiple winner with two.

What’s faster XR6 or SV6?

Not much difference in straight-line speed. SV6 feels lighter and livelier and offers better turn-in and mid-corner grip and stability….Track Results.

Commodore SV6 Falcon XR6
Top Speed 183km/h 183km/h

How many wins has Holden had in supercars?

By virtue of Shane van Gisbergen’s unbeaten start to the 2021 Repco Supercars Championship, Holden’s final Supercars model is edging towards a serious spot in the history books….Most wins by model.

Wins Model
103 Holden Commodore VE/VE II
63 Holden Commodore VT
55 Ford Falcon FG
51 Ford Falcon BA

Who has won the most v8 Supercar Championships Ford or Holden?

Winner: Holden (10 to Ford’s 9) Despite the upper hand swinging back and forth between the two makes, the number of championship wins is the closest statistic of all.

Why is the Ford Barra engine so good?

The dual-overhead-cam Barra has become a hugely popular engine in Australia because of its massive horsepower potential and bulletproof strength, making it ideal for high-horsepower builds. There aren’t many other engines out there capable of such high power figures without an aftermarket block or head.

Has anyone died in the Bathurst 1000?

The track has known for a number of racing deaths that total, in all, seventeen, The first being Jack Johnson on 17th April 1949 and the last being Mark Porter on the 8th October 2006. Of those deaths, three are associated with the Bathurst 1000 (Mike Burgman 1986; Denny Hulme 1992 [see above] and Don Watson 1994).

Whats faster Holden or Commodore?

In terms of accelerative abilities, the figures suggest Holden’s lighter and more powerful (though less torquey) Commodore SV6 would be quicker over the tarmac than its Falcon nemesis. And they’re not wrong: The SV6 does in fact have a general accelerative edge over the XR6.

Is a Ford Falcon better than a Holden Commodore?

However, when it comes to performance, the Ford FG Falcon XR6 edged out the Holden VE Commodore SV6 with its more accomplished chassis. The blue-badge was easier to drive harder and felt more composed while doing so. At the end of the day, both cars are solid performers that used the same amount of fuel.

Who has won the most V8 Supercar Championships Ford or Holden?

Who has won Bathurst the most?

Legends of Bathurst

  • Peter Brock is undisputedly the only King of the Mountain with an unsurpassed 9 wins at the Bathurst 1000.
  • Jim Richards is no stranger to the Mountain.

Is there a rivalry between Ford and Holden?

Holden and Ford have a longstanding rivalry on the race track — but it’s tame compared to the showroom battle. Holden and Ford have posted their lowest sales in 20 years or more, and deliveries of Commodores and Falcons for the year are at all-time lows.

How many people watch Ford v Holden race?

While many brands competed, Bathurst brought the Ford-Holden rivalry to a head, and the spectacle has sustained. Last year over 200,000 people attended, and its television audience peaked at 3.1 million. Racing cars don’t drive themselves

Which is the most popular car Holden or Ford?

In terms of most popular car ranked in January 2018, Holden ranked 4th place, just ahead of Ford in fifth position. While Holden still outsold Ford, this doesn’t tell the full story. Sadly, Holden’s sales figure of 5,719 cars was actually down from 12,179! Where Ford was experiencing an improvement, with 5,645 cars (up from 5,636).

Which is better a Holden Commodore or a Ford Falcon?

Ford’s AU Falcon was a stylistic flop that didn’t resonate with buyers, while Holden’s VT Commodore was a handsome and technically accomplished machine. Ford’s unloved AU Falcon.