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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Lamborghini Diablo?

Comparing BMW 8-Series with Lamborghini Diablo will help buyers decide which model is better. We found 5 weighty arguments why BMW 8-Series is actually a more sensible choice than Lamborghini Diablo. Lamborghini Diablo still has got 12 ideas to purchase it instead of BMW 8-Series. We summarized data about the models to present a full comparison of Lamborghini Diablo with BMW 8-Series. BMW did everything to present 8-Series as the best vehicle in its market segment. But Diablo is impossible to see as an inferior model, as Lamborghini gave out a great deal of efforts in the project.


BMW 8-Series Lamborghini Diablo

5 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

Less CO2 emissions 198 g/mile vs 329 g/mile 66% or 131 g/mile
Less noise level 72 dB vs 73.9 dB 3% or 1.9 dB
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2240 kg vs 1460 kg 35% or 780 kg
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 Lamborghini Diablo

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

575 bhp vs 286 bhp

423 kw. vs 210 kw.

50% or 289 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 630 nM vs 420 nM 33% or 210 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.95 sec. vs 7 sec. 3.05 sec.
More top speed 205 mph vs 155 mph 50 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 11.9 mpg vs 21.11 mpg 77% or 9.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 16.8 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 77% or 12.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 8.9 mpg vs 14.1 mpg 58% or 5.2 mpg
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 100 liters vs 90 liters 10% or 10 liters
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Lamborghini Diablo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 7300 RPM 22% or 1600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 5992 cm3 27% or 1594 cm3 less
Cylinders location V8 vs V12
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Length 4780 mm vs 4430 mm 7% or 350 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 2040 mm 8% or 155 mm narrower
Height 1340 mm vs 1115 mm 17% or 225 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2650 mm 1% or 34 mm more
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 245/35 ZR18
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 335/30 ZR18
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs aluminum alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)