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1984 Ford Sierra vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 1984 Ford Sierra 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 44 more horse power than 1984 Ford Sierra. (114 HP @ 5300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 1984 Ford Sierra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 180 kg more than 1984 Ford Sierra. 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 114 more torque (in Nm) than 1984 Ford Sierra. (176 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1984 Ford Sierra.

Compare all specifications:

1984 Ford Sierra 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Ford Jaguar
Model Sierra XK
Year Released 1984 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2294 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 114 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 176 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 90 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 60.1 mm 106 mm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1115 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4420 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 63 L


 

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