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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1977 Lincoln Mark VI

To start off, 1977 Lincoln Mark VI is newer by 25 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 5,733 cc (8 cylinders), 1977 Lincoln Mark VI is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1952 Jaguar XK (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 1977 Lincoln Mark VI. (139 HP @ 3400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1977 Lincoln Mark VI. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1977 Lincoln Mark VI weights approximately 525 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK.

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, 1977 Lincoln Mark VI (360 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 70 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1977 Lincoln Mark VI will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1977 Lincoln Mark VI
Make Jaguar Lincoln
Model XK Mark VI
Year Released 1952 1977
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 5733 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 158 HP 139 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 3400 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 360 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1820 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 5490 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1990 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2910 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 68 L


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