2007 Jaguar S-Type vs. 1972 Lancia Fulvia

To start off, 2007 Jaguar S-Type is newer by 35 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1972 Lancia Fulvia. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1972 Lancia Fulvia would be higher. At 2,720 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Jaguar S-Type is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Jaguar S-Type (204 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 92 more horse power than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. (112 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Jaguar S-Type should accelerate faster than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Jaguar S-Type weights approximately 774 kg more than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Jaguar S-Type 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 2007 Jaguar S-Type. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1972 Lancia Fulvia, 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, 2007 Jaguar S-Type (335 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 182 more torque (in Nm) than 1972 Lancia Fulvia. (153 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2007 Jaguar S-Type will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1972 Lancia Fulvia.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Jaguar S-Type 1972 Lancia Fulvia
Make Jaguar Lancia
Model S-Type Fulvia
Year Released 2007 1972
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2720 cc 1584 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 204 HP 112 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 335 Nm 153 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 75 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 17.3:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1734 kg 960 kg
Vehicle Length 4880 mm 4150 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1580 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1290 mm
Wheelbase Size 2920 mm 2340 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 70 L


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