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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1970 Mazda Luce

To start off, 1970 Mazda Luce is newer by 18 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 88 more horse power than 1970 Mazda Luce. (70 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1970 Mazda Luce. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 245 kg more than 1970 Mazda Luce. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1952 Jaguar XK (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 172 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Mazda Luce. (118 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Mazda Luce.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1970 Mazda Luce
Make Jaguar Mazda
Model XK Luce
Year Released 1952 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1490 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 70 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 118 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1050 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1640 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2510 mm


 

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