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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Jaguar XK8?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Jaguar XK8

10 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 11.0 35% or 6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 90.3 mm 0% or 0.10000000000001 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 177 g/mile 49% or 58 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 327 liters 19% or 78 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 2065 kg 7% or 145 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 380 kg 33% or 185 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 1685 kg 2% or 40 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

12 reasons to buy Jaguar XK8

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 5 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 82 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

300 bhp vs 210 bhp

224 kw. vs 154 kw.

30% or 90 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 420 nM vs 400 nM 5% or 20 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 6.1 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 2.2 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 141 mph 14 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 24.89 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 57% or 14.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 34.01 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 43% or 14.65 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 16.91 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 72% or 12.19 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.5 dB 1% or 0.5 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 70 liters 7% or 5 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 11 meters vs 11.1 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Jaguar XK8

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 33% or 2000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 4196 cm3 43% or 1809 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4776 mm 2% or 116 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 2015 mm 9% or 187 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1296 mm 9% or 126 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2588 mm 4% or 112 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 245/40 R19
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 255/40 R19
Spare wheel Compact vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 19" alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs Atlas
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)