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2008 Infiniti M vs. 2007 Jaguar XK8

To start off, 2008 Infiniti M is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Jaguar XK8. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Jaguar XK8 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 24 more horse power than 2007 Jaguar XK8. (301 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Infiniti M should accelerate faster than 2007 Jaguar XK8. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Infiniti M weights approximately 202 kg more than 2007 Jaguar XK8. 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 2007 Jaguar XK8. 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 36 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Jaguar XK8. (420 Nm @ 4100 RPM). This means 2008 Infiniti M will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Jaguar XK8.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Infiniti M 2007 Jaguar XK8
Make Infiniti Jaguar
Model M XK8
Year Released 2008 2007
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4493 cc 4196 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 325 HP 301 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 456 Nm 420 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4100 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1837 kg 1635 kg
Vehicle Length 4900 mm 4800 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 2080 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1340 mm
Wheelbase Size 2910 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.1 L/100km 11.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 71 L


 

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