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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2010 BMW 335

To start off, 2010 BMW 335 is newer by 58 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, 2010 BMW 335 (300 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 142 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 BMW 335 should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 BMW 335 weights approximately 495 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.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2010 BMW 335 (406 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 116 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2010 BMW 335 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2010 BMW 335
Make Jaguar BMW
Model XK 335
Year Released 1952 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 300 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 406 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 1400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1790 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4587 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1783 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1384 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2761 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 61 L


 

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