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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2010 Volvo XC90

To start off, 2010 Volvo XC90 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 Volvo XC90 (235 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 77 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Volvo XC90 should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Volvo XC90 weights approximately 860 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 Volvo XC90 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, 2010 Volvo XC90 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 Volvo XC90 (320 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 30 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2010 Volvo XC90 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2010 Volvo XC90
Make Jaguar Volvo
Model XK XC90
Year Released 1952 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 3200 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 235 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 320 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 3200 RPM
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 2155 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4808 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1897 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1783 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2860 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 80 L


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