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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Rover 600?

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BMW 8-Series Rover 600

11 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

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

286 bhp vs 115 bhp

210 kw. vs

60% or 171 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 420 nM vs 158 nM 62% or 262 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 10.5 sec. 3.5 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 121 mph 34 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 50% or 10.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 32% or 9.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 23.91 mpg 70% or 9.81 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 65 liters 28% or 25 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 1200 kg 25% or 400 kg
More maximum roof load 75 kg vs 70 kg 7% or 5 kg

2 reasons to buy Rover 600

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 45% or 61 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1280 kg vs 1895 kg 48% or 615 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Rover 600

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 5500 RPM 4% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 1849 cm3 58% or 2549 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4650 mm 3% or 130 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1720 mm 9% or 165 mm wider
Height 1340 mm vs 1380 mm 3% or 40 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2720 mm 1% or 36 mm less
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 195/65 88HX15
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 195/65 88HX15
Type of wheels F8JX17 R9JX17 alloy wheels vs steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)