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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1953 Lancia Aurelia

To start off, 1953 Lancia Aurelia is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1952 Jaguar XK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1952 Jaguar XK 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 42 more horse power than 1953 Lancia Aurelia. (116 HP @ 5300 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1953 Lancia Aurelia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 145 kg more than 1953 Lancia Aurelia. 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 @ 2500 RPM) has 120 more torque (in Nm) than 1953 Lancia Aurelia. (170 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1953 Lancia Aurelia.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1953 Lancia Aurelia
Make Jaguar Lancia
Model XK Aurelia
Year Released 1952 1953
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 2451 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 116 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5300 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 170 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 78.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 85.5 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1150 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1560 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1370 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 48 L


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