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What is Better Alfa Romeo Brera or BMW Z4?

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15 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo Brera

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.25 vs 11 2% or 0.25 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 89 mm vs 82 mm 8% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 85.6 mm vs 78.8 mm 8% or 6.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

260 bhp vs 204 bhp

191 kw. vs 150 kw.

22% or 56 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 322 nM vs 250 nM 22% or 72 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 7.3 sec. 0.3 sec.
More top speed 152 mph vs 149 mph 3 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.21 mpg vs 34.4 mpg 48% or 11.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 33.19 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 39% or 13.08 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.5 mpg vs 23.91 mpg 54% or 8.41 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 55 liters 21% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2070 kg vs 1760 kg 15% or 310 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 445 kg vs 330 kg 26% or 115 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

5 reasons to buy BMW Z4

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 178 g/mile 50% or 59 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 310 liters vs 300 liters 3% or 10 liters
Service cycle
More service interval - Mileage 37290 miles vs 18645 miles 50% or 18645 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1430 kg vs 1625 kg 14% or 195 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo Brera vs. BMW Z4

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6300 RPM vs 6400 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3195 cm3 vs 2497 cm3 22% or 698 cm3 more
Cylinders location V6 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4410 mm vs 4239 mm 4% or 171 mm shorter
Width 1830 mm vs 1790 mm 2% or 40 mm wider
Height 1341 mm vs 1291 mm 4% or 50 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2528 mm vs 2496 mm 1% or 32 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/45 R17
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 225/45 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs flat tires
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 5 bolt holes vs star shaped spokes Style 290
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)