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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Dodge Viper?

Comparing BMW 8-Series with Dodge Viper can help buyers make decision which model is worth buying. We found 3 important reasons why BMW 8-Series is surely a more reasonable purchase than Dodge Viper. Dodge Viper still shows 9 reasons to buy it rather than BMW 8-Series. By looking at the most important specs, we came up with the main distinctions of BMW 8-Series and Dodge Viper. It may help you find the more efficient choice - compare two cars before buying. Which of the models in our comparison would you choose?


BMW 8-Series Dodge Viper

3 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

Less CO2 emissions 198 g/mile vs 288 g/mile 45% or 90 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2240 kg vs 1800 kg 20% or 440 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 420 kg vs 235 kg 44% or 185 kg

9 reasons to buy Dodge Viper

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 10 vs 8 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

500 bhp vs 286 bhp

363 kw. vs 210 kw.

43% or 214 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 712 nM vs 420 nM 41% or 292 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.90 sec. vs 7 sec. 3.1 sec.
More top speed 190 mph vs 155 mph 35 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 15 mpg vs 21.11 mpg 41% or 6.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 29% or 6.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 9 mpg vs 14.1 mpg 57% or 5.1 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1565 kg vs 1895 kg 21% or 330 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Dodge Viper

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 5600 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 8277 cm3 47% or 3879 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Length 4780 mm vs 4460 mm 7% or 320 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1910 mm 1% or 25 mm narrower
Height 1340 mm vs 1210 mm 10% or 130 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2510 mm 6% or 174 mm more
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 345/30ZR19
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 345/30ZR19
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)