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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2007 Opel Corsa

To start off, 2007 Opel Corsa 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 3,441 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 2007 Opel Corsa. (74 HP @ 4400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 2007 Opel Corsa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 125 kg more than 2007 Opel Corsa. 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, 2007 Opel Corsa, 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 125 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Opel Corsa. (165 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Opel Corsa.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2007 Opel Corsa
Make Jaguar Opel
Model XK Corsa
Year Released 1952 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1686 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 74 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4400 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 165 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 86 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 201 km/hour 150 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1170 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 3850 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 50 L


 

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