2007 Honda Civic vs. 1952 Jaguar XK
To start off, 2007 Honda Civic is newer by 55 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, 2007 Honda Civic (205 HP @ 8000 RPM) has 47 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Honda Civic should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK.
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, 2007 Honda Civic, 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.
Compare all specifications:
|2007 Honda Civic||1952 Jaguar XK|
|Engine Size||1999 cc||3441 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||4 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||205 HP||158 HP|
|Engine RPM||8000 RPM||5000 RPM|
|Top Speed||234 km/hour||201 km/hour|
|Number of Seats||5 seats||2 seats|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Length||4450 mm||4430 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1720 mm||1570 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2660 mm||2600 mm|