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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1979 Seat 124

To start off, 1979 Seat 124 is newer by 27 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) has 50 more horse power than 1979 Seat 124. (108 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1979 Seat 124. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 295 kg more than 1979 Seat 124. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 1952 Jaguar XK (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 136 more torque (in Nm) than 1979 Seat 124. (154 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1979 Seat 124.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1979 Seat 124
Make Jaguar Seat
Model XK 124
Year Released 1952 1979
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1917 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 108 HP
Torque 290 Nm 154 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4070 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1620 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2430 mm


 

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