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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Cadillac XLR?

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BMW 8-Series Cadillac XLR

8 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 24.21 mpg 15% or 3.1 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 30.69 mpg 3% or 1 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 15.5 mpg 10% or 1.4 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 69 liters 23% or 21 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2240 kg vs 1825 kg 19% or 415 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 420 kg vs 169 kg 60% or 251 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

6 reasons to buy Cadillac XLR

Engine and transmission
More engine power

326 bhp vs 286 bhp

240 kw. vs 210 kw.

12% or 40 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 423 nM vs 420 nM 1% or 3 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 7 sec. 1.1 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 181 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 9% or 17 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Other specs
Less weight 1654 kg vs 1895 kg 15% or 241 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Cadillac XLR

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 6450 RPM 12% or 750 less rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 4565 cm3 4% or 167 cm3 less
Cylinders location V8 vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4513 mm 6% or 267 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1837 mm 3% or 48 mm wider
Height 1340 mm vs 1279 mm 5% or 61 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2686 mm 0% or 2 mm less
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 235/50 R18
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 235/50 R18
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)