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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Opel Speedster?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Opel Speedster

8 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

210 bhp vs 200 bhp

154 kw. vs 145 kw.

5% or 10 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 250 nM 38% or 150 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 126 g/mile 6% or 7 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 405 liters vs 206 liters 49% or 199 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2210 kg vs 1150 kg 48% or 1060 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 565 kg vs 220 kg 61% or 345 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 11.60 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

7 reasons to buy Opel Speedster

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.90 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 3.4 sec.
More top speed 151 mph vs 141 mph 10 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.01 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 19% or 6.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.99 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 13% or 5.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 24.01 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 21% or 5.09 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 930 kg vs 1645 kg 77% or 715 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Opel Speedster

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 27% or 1500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 16% or 389 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 3786 mm 19% or 874 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1708 mm 7% or 120 mm wider
Height 1422 mm vs 1117 mm 21% or 305 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2330 mm 14% or 370 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/45R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/45R17
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)