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1952 Jaguar XK vs. 2012 Land Rover Freelander

To start off, 2012 Land Rover Freelander is newer by 60 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. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Land Rover Freelander weights approximately 781 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Because 2012 Land Rover Freelander 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, 2012 Land Rover Freelander 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, 2012 Land Rover Freelander (400 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 110 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2012 Land Rover Freelander will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1952 Jaguar XK 2012 Land Rover Freelander
Make Jaguar Land Rover
Model XK Freelander
Year Released 1952 2012
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3441 cc 2179 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 4000 RPM
Torque 290 Nm 400 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 85 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 96 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 201 km/hour 181 km/hour
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1295 kg 2076 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4510 mm
Vehicle Width 1570 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1930 mm
Wheelbase Size 2600 mm 2670 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 68 L


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