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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Maserati 3200 GT?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Maserati 3200 GT

10 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 8.0 53% or 9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 80 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 80 mm 12% or 10.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 230 g/mile 93% or 111 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 2050 kg 7% or 160 kg
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
More seats 5 vs 4 1

11 reasons to buy Maserati 3200 GT

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 5 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

370 bhp vs 210 bhp

271 kw. vs 154 kw.

43% or 160 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 491 nM vs 400 nM 19% or 91 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.1 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 3.2 sec.
More top speed 174 mph vs 141 mph 33 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.1 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 117% or 21.1 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.4 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 84% or 22.26 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 147% or 17.3 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.5 dB 1% or 0.5 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 70 liters 22% or 20 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1590 kg vs 1645 kg 3% or 55 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Maserati 3200 GT

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6250 RPM 36% or 2250 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 3217 cm3 26% or 830 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 4510 mm 3% or 150 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1822 mm 0% or 6 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1305 mm 8% or 117 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2660 mm 1% or 40 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 235/40 ZR18
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 238/35 ZR18
Spare wheel Compact vs 235/40 ZR18
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18 alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs 10 spokes alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)