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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Audi R8?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Audi R8

2 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 206 g/mile 73% or 87 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 100 liters 75% or 305 liters

9 reasons to buy Audi R8

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 10 vs 5 5 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 210 bhp

vs 154 kw.

62% or 342 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.7 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 4.6 sec.
More top speed 197 mph vs 141 mph 56 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 19.67 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 99% or 19.53 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 70 liters 13% or 10 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1640 kg vs 1645 kg 0% or 5 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.1 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Audi R8

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 5204 cm3 54% or 2817 cm3 less
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Multi-point injection fuel
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4434 mm 5% or 226 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 2029 mm 10% or 201 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1244 mm 13% or 178 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2650 mm 2% or 50 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)