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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2011 Nissan Cube

To start off, 2011 Nissan Cube 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 3,441 cc (6 cylinders), 1952 Jaguar XK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1952 Jaguar XK (158 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 36 more horse power than 2011 Nissan Cube. (122 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 2011 Nissan Cube. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 27 kg more than 2011 Nissan Cube. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2011 Nissan Cube, 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 118 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Nissan Cube. (172 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Nissan Cube.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2011 Nissan Cube
Make Jaguar Nissan
Model XK Cube
Year Released 1952 2011
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 1800 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 158 HP 122 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 172 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 1268 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 3980 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1694 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1651 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2530 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 50 L


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