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2000 Citroen C1 vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 2000 Citroen C1 is newer by 48 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 91 more horse power than 2000 Citroen C1. (67 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1952 Jaguar XK should accelerate faster than 2000 Citroen C1. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1952 Jaguar XK weights approximately 420 kg more than 2000 Citroen C1. 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, 2000 Citroen C1, 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 197 more torque (in Nm) than 2000 Citroen C1. (93 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 1952 Jaguar XK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2000 Citroen C1.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Citroen C1 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Citroen Jaguar
Model C1 XK
Year Released 2000 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 998 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 3 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 67 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 93 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 71 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 106 mm
Top Speed 157 km/hour 201 km/hour
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 875 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 3440 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2350 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 L 63 L


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