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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser

To start off, 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser 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 4,477 cc, 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser (221 HP @ 4600 RPM) has 63 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser weights approximately 1035 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 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser 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 Toyota Land Cruiser 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, 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser (387 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 97 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser
Make Jaguar Toyota
Model XK Land Cruiser
Year Released 1952 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 4477 cc
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 387 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 100.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 95 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 2330 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4790 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1770 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 141 L


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