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1949 Allard J1 vs. 1954 Allard K3

To start off, 1954 Allard K3 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 4,375 cc (8 cylinders), 1954 Allard K3 is equipped with a bigger engine.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1949 Allard J1 1954 Allard K3
Make Allard Allard
Model J1 K3
Year Released 1949 1954
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3917 cc 4375 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 100 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 3 seats
Vehicle Length 3690 mm 4500 mm
Vehicle Width 1480 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1510 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2550 mm


 

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