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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Honda NSX?

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BMW 8-Series Honda NSX

12 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

286 bhp vs 256 bhp

210 kw. vs 188 kw.

10% or 30 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 420 nM vs 284 nM 32% or 136 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 7.5 sec. 0.5 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 23 mpg 9% or 1.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 8% or 2.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 16.3 mpg 16% or 2.2 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 73 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 70 liters 22% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2240 kg vs 1610 kg 28% or 630 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 420 kg vs 140 kg 67% or 280 kg
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

5 reasons to buy Honda NSX

Performance
More top speed 162 mph vs 155 mph 7 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 178 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 11% or 20 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 93226 miles vs 62150 miles 33% or 31076 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1895 kg 29% or 425 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Honda NSX

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 6800 RPM 16% or 1100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 2977 cm3 32% or 1421 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4425 mm 7% or 355 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1810 mm 4% or 75 mm wider
Height 1340 mm vs 1170 mm 13% or 170 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2530 mm 6% or 154 mm more
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 215/45 ZR16
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 245/40 ZR17
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)