1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1977 Mazda 323
To start off, 1977 Mazda 323 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 3,441 cc (6 cylinders), 1952 Jaguar XK is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 485 kg more than 1977 Mazda 323.
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.
Compare all specifications:
|1952 Jaguar XK||1977 Mazda 323|
|Engine Size||3441 cc||985 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||158 HP||0 HP|
|Number of Seats||2 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Weight||1295 kg||810 kg|
|Vehicle Length||4430 mm||3830 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1570 mm||1600 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1340 mm||1380 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2600 mm||2320 mm|