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1990 Aston Martin Lagonda vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 1990 Aston Martin Lagonda is newer by 38 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 5,340 cc (8 cylinders), 1990 Aston Martin Lagonda is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1990 Aston Martin Lagonda (301 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 143 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1990 Aston Martin Lagonda should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1990 Aston Martin Lagonda weights approximately 930 kg more than 1952 Jaguar XK. 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, 1990 Aston Martin Lagonda (460 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 170 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1990 Aston Martin Lagonda will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1990 Aston Martin Lagonda 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Aston Martin Jaguar
Model Lagonda XK
Year Released 1990 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5340 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 301 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 460 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 100 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 85 mm 106 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2225 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 5290 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1900 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1340 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2920 mm 2600 mm


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