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2008 Infiniti M vs. 1952 Jaguar XK

To start off, 2008 Infiniti M is newer by 56 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 4,493 cc (8 cylinders), 2008 Infiniti M is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Infiniti M (325 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 167 more horse power than 1952 Jaguar XK. (158 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Infiniti M should accelerate faster than 1952 Jaguar XK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Infiniti M weights approximately 542 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.

Because 2008 Infiniti M is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1952 Jaguar XK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Infiniti M will offer significantly more control. 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, 2008 Infiniti M (456 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 166 more torque (in Nm) than 1952 Jaguar XK. (290 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2008 Infiniti M will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1952 Jaguar XK.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Infiniti M 1952 Jaguar XK
Make Infiniti Jaguar
Model M XK
Year Released 2008 1952
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4493 cc 3441 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 325 HP 158 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 456 Nm 290 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2500 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1837 kg 1295 kg
Vehicle Length 4900 mm 4430 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2600 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 63 L


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