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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2007 Nissan Xterra

To start off, 2007 Nissan Xterra is newer by 55 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 3,952 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Nissan Xterra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Nissan Xterra (261 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 103 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Nissan Xterra should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Nissan Xterra weights approximately 235 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 2007 Nissan Xterra 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, 2007 Nissan Xterra 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, 2007 Nissan Xterra (381 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 91 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2007 Nissan Xterra will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2007 Nissan Xterra
Make Jaguar Nissan
Model XK Xterra
Year Released 1952 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 3952 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 261 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 381 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1530 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1910 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 80 L


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