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1965 Holden EH vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 1965 Holden EH is newer by 13 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 58 more horse power than 1965 Holden EH. (100 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1965 Holden EH. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 110 kg more than 1965 Holden EH. 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 52 more torque (in Nm) than 1965 Holden EH. (238 Nm @ 1600 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1965 Holden EH.

Compare all specifications:

1965 Holden EH 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Holden Jaguar
Model EH XK
Year Released 1965 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2930 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 100 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 238 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 1600 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Vehicle Weight 1185 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4560 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2600 mm


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