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1999 Dodge Sidewinder vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 1999 Dodge Sidewinder is newer by 47 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 7,990 cc (10 cylinders), 1999 Dodge Sidewinder is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1999 Dodge Sidewinder (631 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 473 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1999 Dodge Sidewinder should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 45 kg more than 1999 Dodge Sidewinder.

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, 1999 Dodge Sidewinder (720 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 430 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 1999 Dodge Sidewinder will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

1999 Dodge Sidewinder 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Dodge Jaguar
Model Sidewinder XK
Year Released 1999 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 7990 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 10 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 631 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 5800 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 720 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1250 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4810 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2600 mm


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