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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1974 Triumph TR6

To start off, 1974 Triumph TR6 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 57 more horse power than 1974 Triumph TR6. (101 HP @ 4500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1974 Triumph TR6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 210 kg more than 1974 Triumph TR6. 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 95 more torque (in Nm) than 1974 Triumph TR6. (195 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1974 Triumph TR6.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1974 Triumph TR6
Make Jaguar Triumph
Model XK TR6
Year Released 1952 1974
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 101 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4500 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 195 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1085 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4050 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1480 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1280 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2240 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 64 L


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