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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2010 Ford Escape

To start off, 2010 Ford Escape 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 Ford Escape (265 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 107 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Ford Escape should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Ford Escape weights approximately 650 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 2010 Ford Escape is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1952 Jaguar XK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Ford Escape 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, 2010 Ford Escape (339 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 49 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2010 Ford Escape will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2010 Ford Escape
Make Jaguar Ford
Model XK Escape
Year Released 1952 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 2500 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 265 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6250 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 339 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Rear AWD
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1945 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4717 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1925 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1702 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2824 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 76 L


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