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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1990 Subaru Justy

To start off, 1990 Subaru Justy is newer by 38 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 84 more horse power than 1990 Subaru Justy. (74 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1990 Subaru Justy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 535 kg more than 1990 Subaru Justy. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1952 Jaguar XK is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1952 Jaguar XK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1990 Subaru Justy, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 194 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Subaru Justy. (96 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Subaru Justy.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 1990 Subaru Justy
Make Jaguar Subaru
Model XK Justy
Year Released 1952 1990
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1187 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 96 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Doors 2 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 760 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 3700 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1540 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2290 mm


 

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