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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Porsche Panamera?

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BMW 8-Series Porsche Panamera

5 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 7% or 1.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 7% or 2.03 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 15 mpg 6% or 0.9 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 80 liters 11% or 10 liters
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 4 1

9 reasons to buy Porsche Panamera

Engine and transmission
More engine power

400 bhp vs 286 bhp

294 kw. vs 210 kw.

29% or 114 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 500 nM vs 420 nM 16% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.6 sec. vs 7 sec. 1.4 sec.
More top speed 177 mph vs 155 mph 22 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 182 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 9% or 16 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2375 kg vs 2240 kg 6% or 135 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 605 kg vs 420 kg 31% or 185 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1770 kg vs 1895 kg 7% or 125 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Porsche Panamera

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 6500 RPM 12% or 800 less rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 4806 cm3 8% or 408 cm3 less
Cylinders location V8 vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4970 mm 4% or 190 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1931 mm 2% or 46 mm narrower
Height 1340 mm vs 1418 mm 6% or 78 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2920 mm 8% or 236 mm less
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 245/50 R18
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 275/45 R18
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)