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1954 Ford Consul vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 1954 Ford Consul is newer by 2 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) has 118 more horse power than 1954 Ford Consul. (40 HP) In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1954 Ford Consul. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 250 kg more than 1954 Ford Consul. 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, 1952 Jaguar XK (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 190 more torque (in Nm) than 1954 Ford Consul. (100 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1954 Ford Consul.

Compare all specifications:

1954 Ford Consul 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Ford Jaguar
Model Consul XK
Year Released 1954 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1507 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 40 HP 158 HP
Torque 100 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1045 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4280 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1630 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1550 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2550 mm 2600 mm


 

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