1966 Ford Cortina vs. 1952 Jaguar XK
To start off, 1966 Ford Cortina is newer by 14 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.
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.
Compare all specifications:
|1966 Ford Cortina||1952 Jaguar XK|
|Engine Size||1198 cc||3441 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||0 HP||158 HP|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||2 seats|
|Number of Doors||5 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Length||4280 mm||4430 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1590 mm||1570 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1450 mm||1340 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2500 mm||2600 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||68 L||63 L|