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1984 Citroen Visa vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 1984 Citroen Visa is newer by 32 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 99 more horse power than 1984 Citroen Visa. (59 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1984 Citroen Visa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 405 kg more than 1984 Citroen Visa. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1952 Jaguar XK is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1952 Jaguar XK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1984 Citroen Visa, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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 176 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Citroen Visa. (114 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Citroen Visa.

Compare all specifications:

1984 Citroen Visa 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Citroen Jaguar
Model Visa XK
Year Released 1984 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1769 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 59 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 114 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 80.1 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88 mm 106 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 890 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 3730 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1540 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 43 L 63 L


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