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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2011 Ford Falcon

To start off, 2011 Ford Falcon is newer by 59 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 3,983 cc (6 cylinders), 2011 Ford Falcon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Ford Falcon (362 HP @ 5250 RPM) has 204 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Ford Falcon should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Ford Falcon weights approximately 409 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, 2011 Ford Falcon (533 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 243 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2011 Ford Falcon will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2011 Ford Falcon
Make Jaguar Ford
Model XK Falcon
Year Released 1952 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 3983 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 362 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5250 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 533 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 92.3 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 99.3 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1704 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4967 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1868 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1433 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2838 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 68 L


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