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2001 Dodge Hemi Super 8 vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 2001 Dodge Hemi Super 8 is newer by 49 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 5,700 cc (8 cylinders), 2001 Dodge Hemi Super 8 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Dodge Hemi Super 8 (353 HP) has 195 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2001 Dodge Hemi Super 8 should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2001 Dodge Hemi Super 8 weights approximately 338 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, 2001 Dodge Hemi Super 8 (536 Nm) has 246 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm). This means 2001 Dodge Hemi Super 8 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

2001 Dodge Hemi Super 8 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Dodge Jaguar
Model Hemi Super 8 XK
Year Released 2001 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5700 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 353 HP 158 HP
Torque 536 Nm 290 Nm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1633 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2990 mm 2600 mm


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