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What is Better Alfa Romeo 146 or Rolls-Royce Corniche?

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Alfa Romeo 146 Rolls-Royce Corniche

6 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 146

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Better compression 10.3 vs 8.0 22% or 2.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 121 g/mile vs 262 g/mile 117% or 141 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1190 kg vs 2735 kg 130% or 1545 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.5 meters vs 12.16 meters 6% or 0.66 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

13 reasons to buy Rolls-Royce Corniche

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 104.16 mm vs 82 mm 21% or 22.16 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 99.06 mm vs 75.65 mm 24% or 23.41 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

325 bhp vs 120 bhp

242 kw. vs 88 kw.

63% or 205 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 738 nM vs 144 nM 80% or 594 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.5 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 2.1 sec.
More top speed 140 mph vs 121 mph 19 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 14.8 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 130% or 19.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 19.9 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 122% or 24.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.3 mpg vs 25 mpg 143% or 14.7 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 100 liters vs 51 liters 49% or 49 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3100 kg vs 1710 kg 45% or 1390 kg

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 146 vs. Rolls-Royce Corniche

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 4000 RPM 37% or 2300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1598 cm3 vs 6750 cm3 76% or 5152 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4257 mm vs 5405 mm 21% or 1148 mm shorter
Width 1712 mm vs 1910 mm 10% or 198 mm narrower
Height 1426 mm vs 1475 mm 3% or 49 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 3061 mm 17% or 521 mm less
Front tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 255/55 R17 108V
Rear tires size 185/60 HR14 vs 255/55 R17 108V
Spare wheel 115/70 R 15 vs 255/55 R17 108V
Type of wheels 5.5J X 14" alloy wheels vs 17 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)