1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1982 Lada 1200

To start off, 1982 Lada 1200 is newer by 30 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 97 more horse power than 1982 Lada 1200. (61 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1982 Lada 1200. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 350 kg more than 1982 Lada 1200. 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 205 more torque (in Nm) than 1982 Lada 1200. (85 Nm @ 3400 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1982 Lada 1200.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1982 Lada 1200
Make Jaguar Lada
Model XK 1200
Year Released 1952 1982
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1196 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 61 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 85 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 76 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 66 mm
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 945 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4080 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1620 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1390 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2430 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 39 L


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