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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara

To start off, 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 32 more horse power than 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara. (126 HP @ 2900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara weights approximately 185 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Because 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 116 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara. (174 Nm @ 2900 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
Make Jaguar Suzuki
Model XK Grand Vitara
Year Released 1952 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1995 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 126 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 2900 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 174 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 201 km/hour 155 km/hour
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1480 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4200 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2490 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 66 L


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