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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Rolls-Royce Corniche?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Rolls-Royce Corniche

9 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

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 17.0 vs 8.0 53% or 9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 8.3 sec. vs 8.5 sec. 0.2 sec.
More top speed 141 mph vs 140 mph 1 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 262 g/mile 120% or 143 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 1645 kg vs 2735 kg 66% or 1090 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.1 meters vs 12.16 meters 10% or 1.06 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

10 reasons to buy Rolls-Royce Corniche

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 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 90.4 mm 9% or 8.66 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

325 bhp vs 210 bhp

242 kw. vs 154 kw.

35% or 115 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 738 nM vs 400 nM 46% or 338 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 14.8 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 165% or 24.4 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 19.9 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 145% or 28.76 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.3 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 183% or 18.8 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 100 liters vs 70 liters 30% or 30 liters
More maximum allowable weight 3100 kg vs 2210 kg 29% or 890 kg

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Rolls-Royce Corniche

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 6750 cm3 65% or 4363 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 5405 mm 14% or 745 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1910 mm 4% or 82 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1475 mm 4% or 53 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 3061 mm 12% or 361 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 255/55 R17 108V
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 255/55 R17 108V
Spare wheel Compact vs 255/55 R17 108V
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17 alloy wheels
Style of wheels DIAMOND vs shining with caps in center
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)