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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2005 GMC Jimmy

To start off, 2005 GMC Jimmy is newer by 53 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 4,293 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 GMC Jimmy is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 GMC Jimmy (187 HP @ 4400 RPM) has 29 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2005 GMC Jimmy should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 GMC Jimmy weights approximately 455 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2005 GMC Jimmy is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1952 Jaguar XK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 GMC Jimmy will offer significantly more control. 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, 2005 GMC Jimmy (338 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 48 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2005 GMC Jimmy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2005 GMC Jimmy
Make Jaguar GMC
Model XK Jimmy
Year Released 1952 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 4293 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 187 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 338 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 102 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 88 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 6 seats
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1750 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4510 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2560 mm


 

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