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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2010 Scion xB

To start off, 2010 Scion xB 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, both vehicles can yield 158 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar.

Because 1952 Jaguar XK is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1952 Jaguar XK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2010 Scion xB, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 71 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Scion xB. (219 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Scion xB.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2010 Scion xB
Make Jaguar Scion
Model XK xB
Year Released 1952 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 219 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4249 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1610 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2601 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 53 L


 

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