1952 Jaguar XK vs. 1992 Jaguar XJS
To start off, 1992 Jaguar XJS is newer by 40 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 3,980 cc (6 cylinders), 1992 Jaguar XJS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1992 Jaguar XJS (222 HP) has 64 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1992 Jaguar XJS should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK.
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||1992 Jaguar XJS|
|Engine Size||3441 cc||3980 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Valves per Cylinder||2 valves||4 valves|
|Horse Power||158 HP||222 HP|
|Number of Seats||2 seats||4 seats|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Length||4430 mm||4770 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1570 mm||1800 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1340 mm||1270 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2600 mm||2600 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||63 L||82 L|