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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Daimler Super Eight?

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BMW 8-Series Daimler Super Eight

4 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 23.39 mpg 11% or 2.28 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 32.28 mpg 9% or 2.59 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 15.8 mpg 12% or 1.7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 85 liters 6% or 5 liters

9 reasons to buy Daimler Super Eight

Engine and transmission
More engine power

400 bhp vs 286 bhp

298 kw. vs 210 kw.

29% or 114 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 553 nM vs 420 nM 24% or 133 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 7 sec. 2 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 180 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 10% or 18 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2284 kg vs 2240 kg 2% or 44 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 619 kg vs 420 kg 32% or 199 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1900 kg vs 1600 kg 16% or 300 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1665 kg vs 1895 kg 14% or 230 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Daimler Super Eight

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 6100 RPM 7% or 400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 4196 cm3 5% or 202 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs With a mechanical supercharger
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 5216 mm 8% or 436 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1898 mm 1% or 13 mm narrower
Height 1340 mm vs 1463 mm 8% or 123 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 3159 mm 15% or 475 mm less
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs 19" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)