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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1974 Toyota Corona

To start off, 1974 Toyota Corona is newer by 22 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 62 more horse power than 1974 Toyota Corona. (96 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1974 Toyota Corona. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 95 kg more than 1974 Toyota Corona. 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 128 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Toyota Corona. (162 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Toyota Corona.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1974 Toyota Corona
Make Jaguar Toyota
Model XK Corona
Year Released 1952 1974
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 2189 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 96 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 162 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1200 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1620 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2510 mm


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