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1949 Allard J1 vs. 1954 Allard J2

To start off, 1954 Allard J2 is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1949 Allard J1. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1949 Allard J1 would be higher. At 5,416 cc (8 cylinders), 1954 Allard J2 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1954 Allard J2 (158 HP @ 3800 RPM) has 58 more horse power than 1949 Allard J1. (100 HP @ 3800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1954 Allard J2 should accelerate faster than 1949 Allard J1. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1949 Allard J1 weights approximately 160 kg more than 1954 Allard J2.

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1949 Allard J1 1954 Allard J2
Make Allard Allard
Model J1 J2
Year Released 1949 1954
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3917 cc 5416 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 100 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 3800 RPM 3800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1140 kg 980 kg
Vehicle Length 3690 mm 3780 mm
Vehicle Width 1480 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 90 L 38 L


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