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What is Better Alfa Romeo 145 or Ferrari 456?

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Alfa Romeo 145 Ferrari 456

7 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 145

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 91 mm vs 75 mm 18% or 16 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 131 g/mile vs 308 g/mile 135% or 177 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1275 kg vs 1690 kg 33% or 415 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

13 reasons to buy Ferrari 456

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 12 vs 4 8 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.6 vs 10 6% or 0.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 88 mm vs 83 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

442 bhp vs 150 bhp

325 kw. vs 110 kw.

66% or 292 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 550 nM vs 186 nM 66% or 364 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 8.4 sec. 3.2 sec.
More top speed 186 mph vs 130 mph 56 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 15.8 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 103% or 16.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23.6 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 79% or 18.62 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.1 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 124% or 12.51 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 110 liters vs 61 liters 45% or 49 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 145 vs. Ferrari 456

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6200 RPM vs 6250 RPM 1% or 50 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1970 cm3 vs 5474 cm3 64% or 3504 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V12
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4093 mm vs 4763 mm 14% or 670 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1920 mm 11% or 208 mm narrower
Height 1427 mm vs 1300 mm 9% or 127 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2600 mm 2% or 60 mm less
Front tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 255/45 ZR17
Rear tires size 195/55 VR15 vs 285/40 ZR17
Spare wheel 195/55 VR15 vs 255/45 ZR17
Type of wheels 15" alloy wheels vs 17 X alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)