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1972 Ferrari 365 GT4 vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 1972 Ferrari 365 GT4 is newer by 20 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 4,388 cc (12 cylinders), 1972 Ferrari 365 GT4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1972 Ferrari 365 GT4 (310 HP) has 152 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1972 Ferrari 365 GT4 should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 42 kg more than 1972 Ferrari 365 GT4.

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, 1972 Ferrari 365 GT4 (433 Nm) has 143 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm). This means 1972 Ferrari 365 GT4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1972 Ferrari 365 GT4 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Ferrari Jaguar
Model 365 GT4 XK
Year Released 1972 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4388 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 310 HP 158 HP
Torque 433 Nm 290 Nm
Top Speed 233 km/hour 201 km/hour
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1253 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4810 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1810 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 L 63 L


 

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