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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2008 SsangYong Musso

To start off, 2008 SsangYong Musso is newer by 56 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 40 more horse power than 2008 SsangYong Musso. (118 HP @ 4100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 2008 SsangYong Musso. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 SsangYong Musso weights approximately 570 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Because 2008 SsangYong Musso 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, 2008 SsangYong Musso 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, 1952 Jaguar XK (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 34 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 SsangYong Musso. (256 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 SsangYong Musso.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2008 SsangYong Musso
Make Jaguar SsangYong
Model XK Musso
Year Released 1952 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 2874 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 118 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4100 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 256 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 92.4 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 201 km/hour 156 km/hour
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1865 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1870 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1740 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2640 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 73 L


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