1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1988 Lamborghini Project P140

To start off, 1988 Lamborghini Project P140 is newer by 36 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 3,961 cc (10 cylinders), 1988 Lamborghini Project P140 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1988 Lamborghini Project P140 (372 HP) has 214 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1988 Lamborghini Project P140 should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 9 kg more than 1988 Lamborghini Project P140.

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, 1988 Lamborghini Project P140 (391 Nm) has 101 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm). This means 1988 Lamborghini Project P140 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1988 Lamborghini Project P140
Make Jaguar Lamborghini
Model XK Project P140
Year Released 1952 1988
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 3441 cc 3961 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 10 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 158 HP 372 HP
Torque 290 Nm 391 Nm
Top Speed 201 km/hour 299 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1286 kg


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