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2006 Ford Crown Victoria vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 2006 Ford Crown Victoria is newer by 54 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 4,605 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Ford Crown Victoria is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Ford Crown Victoria (224 HP @ 4750 RPM) has 66 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Ford Crown Victoria should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Ford Crown Victoria weights approximately 1561 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, 2006 Ford Crown Victoria (359 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 69 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2006 Ford Crown Victoria will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Ford Crown Victoria 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Ford Jaguar
Model Crown Victoria XK
Year Released 2006 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4605 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 224 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 4750 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 359 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 90.2 mm 83 mm
Engine Stroke Size 90 mm 106 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 6 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2856 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 5390 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1970 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2920 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 72 L 63 L


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