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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Ferrari 456?

Do you wish to get to know what model is better: BMW 8-Series or Ferrari 456? There are 5 vital reasons why BMW 8-Series is actually a more reasonable purchase than Ferrari 456. Nevertheless, Ferrari 456 shows 12 important pluses that make it good purchase instead of BMW 8-Series. Our team summed up info about the models to provide a pure comparison of Ferrari 456 and BMW 8-Series. Choose safety or horse powers, look at wheel base, and comfortably compare two cars. The freshest technologies of BMW are included in 8-Series. But Ferrari doesn't give up and offers its best technologies in 456. The thorough review can't keep any hesitations about buying a model.

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BMW 8-Series Ferrari 456

5 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 198 g/mile vs 308 g/mile 56% or 110 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 6 years vs 2 years 67% or 4 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

12 reasons to buy Ferrari 456

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 12 vs 8 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

442 bhp vs 286 bhp

325 kw. vs 210 kw.

35% or 156 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 550 nM vs 420 nM 24% or 130 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 7 sec. 1.8 sec.
More top speed 186 mph vs 155 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 15.8 mpg vs 21.11 mpg 34% or 5.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23.6 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 26% or 6.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.1 mpg vs 14.1 mpg 40% or 4 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 110 liters vs 90 liters 18% or 20 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1690 kg vs 1895 kg 12% or 205 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Ferrari 456

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 6250 RPM 9% or 550 less rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 5474 cm3 20% or 1076 cm3 less
Cylinders location V8 vs V12
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4763 mm 0% or 17 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1920 mm 2% or 35 mm narrower
Height 1340 mm vs 1300 mm 3% or 40 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2600 mm 3% or 84 mm more
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 255/45 ZR17
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 285/40 ZR17
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs 17 X alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)