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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1971 TVR 2500

To start off, 1971 TVR 2500 is newer by 19 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 51 more horse power than 1971 TVR 2500. (107 HP @ 4900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1971 TVR 2500. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 263 kg more than 1971 TVR 2500. 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 130 more torque (in Nm) than 1971 TVR 2500. (160 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1971 TVR 2500.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1971 TVR 2500
Make Jaguar TVR
Model XK 2500
Year Released 1952 1971
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 2498 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 107 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4900 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 160 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 74.7 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 95 mm
Top Speed 201 km/hour 175 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1032 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 3920 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1630 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1200 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2290 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 45 L


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