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What is Better BMW 6-Series or Porsche 996?

Do you wish to figure out which car is better: BMW 6-Series or Porsche 996? We came up with 5 ideas to go for BMW 6-Series - it's beating Porsche 996, according to such specs. Though Porsche 996 also has some pluses: get to know 5 factors why it's winning BMW 6-Series. The review of BMW 6-Series with Porsche 996 considers every needed feature and gives data. Compare speed or fuel consumption, match wheel base, and easily compare two cars. 6-Series was produced by BMW to win competitors in the sphere. But remember that 996 presents the effective developments of Porsche. Which of the vehicles in our match would you pay for?


BMW 6-Series Porsche 996

5 reasons to buy BMW 6-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 420 bhp

vs 305 kw.

24% or 132 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.1 sec. vs 4.30 sec. 0.2 sec.
Less CO2 emissions 144 g/mile vs 192 g/mile 33% or 48 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 460 liters vs 100 liters 78% or 360 liters

5 reasons to buy Porsche 996

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More top speed 190 mph vs 155 mph 35 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.99 mpg vs 29.5 mpg 34% or 7.51 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1660 kg vs 1875 kg 13% or 215 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.60 meters vs 12 meters 13% or 1.4 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 6-Series vs. Porsche 996

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 3600 cm3 18% or 795 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 6 1 more
Length 5011 mm vs 4435 mm 11% or 576 mm shorter
Width 1899 mm vs 1830 mm 4% or 69 mm wider
Height 1393 mm vs 1295 mm 7% or 98 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2350 mm 21% or 614 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)