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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1951 Alfa Romeo 1900

To start off, 1952 Jaguar XK is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1951 Alfa Romeo 1900. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1951 Alfa Romeo 1900 would be higher. At 3,441 cc (6 cylinders), 1952 Jaguar XK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1952 Jaguar XK (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 58 more horse power than 1951 Alfa Romeo 1900. (100 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1951 Alfa Romeo 1900. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 295 kg more than 1951 Alfa Romeo 1900. 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, 1952 Jaguar XK (290 Nm) has 150 more torque (in Nm) than 1951 Alfa Romeo 1900. (140 Nm). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1951 Alfa Romeo 1900.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1951 Alfa Romeo 1900
Make Jaguar Alfa Romeo
Model XK 1900
Year Released 1952 1951
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1883 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 100 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 140 Nm
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 82.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 88 mm
Top Speed 201 km/hour 171 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4410 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2510 mm


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