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What is Better BMW 7-Series or Porsche 996?

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BMW 7-Series Porsche 996

4 reasons to buy BMW 7-Series

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 144 g/mile vs 192 g/mile 33% or 48 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 100 liters 80% or 400 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2505 kg vs 1980 kg 21% or 525 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 645 kg vs 320 kg 50% or 325 kg

10 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 engine power

420 bhp vs 326 bhp

305 kw. vs 240 kw.

22% or 94 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 560 nM vs 450 nM 20% or 110 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.30 sec. vs 5.9 sec. 1.6 sec.
More top speed 190 mph vs 155 mph 35 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.99 mpg vs 28.5 mpg 30% or 6.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 31.01 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 20% or 6.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15 mpg vs 20.5 mpg 37% or 5.5 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1660 kg vs 1860 kg 12% or 200 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.60 meters vs 12.2 meters 15% or 1.6 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 7-Series vs. Porsche 996

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5800 RPM vs 6000 RPM 3% or 200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2979 cm3 vs 3600 cm3 17% or 621 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 5072 mm vs 4435 mm 13% or 637 mm shorter
Width 1902 mm vs 1830 mm 4% or 72 mm wider
Height 1479 mm vs 1295 mm 12% or 184 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3070 mm vs 2350 mm 23% or 720 mm more
Front tires size 245/50 R18 vs 295/30ZR18
Rear tires size 245/50 R18 vs 295/30ZR18
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)