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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Audi S8?

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BMW 8-Series Audi S8

1 reason to buy BMW 8-Series

Other specs
Less weight 1895 kg vs 1940 kg 2% or 45 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Audi S8

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 10 vs 8 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

450 bhp vs 286 bhp

326 kw. vs 210 kw.

36% or 164 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 540 nM vs 420 nM 22% or 120 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.10 sec. vs 7 sec. 1.9 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21 mpg vs 21.11 mpg 1% or 0.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 28.99 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 2% or 0.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14 mpg vs 14.1 mpg 1% or 0.1 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2540 kg vs 2240 kg 12% or 300 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 600 kg vs 420 kg 30% or 180 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2300 kg vs 1600 kg 30% or 700 kg

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Audi S8

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 7000 RPM 19% or 1300 less rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 5204 cm3 15% or 806 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 5062 mm 6% or 282 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1897 mm 1% or 12 mm narrower
Height 1340 mm vs 1424 mm 6% or 84 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2944 mm 9% or 260 mm less
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 265/35R20
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 265/35R20
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)