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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Toyota Starlet?

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BMW 8-Series Toyota Starlet

9 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 74 bhp

210 kw. vs

74% or 212 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 4.9 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 103 mph 52 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 96% or 20.37 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 50.43 mpg 70% or 20.74 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.1 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 128% or 18.01 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 45 liters 50% or 45 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1600 kg vs 900 kg 44% or 700 kg

2 reasons to buy Toyota Starlet

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 101 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 96% or 97 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 830 kg vs 1895 kg 128% or 1065 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Toyota Starlet

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5700 RPM vs 5400 RPM 5% or 300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 1332 cm3 70% or 3066 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 3740 mm 22% or 1040 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 1635 mm 13% or 250 mm wider
Height 1340 mm vs 1378 mm 3% or 38 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2300 mm 14% or 384 mm more
Front tires size 235/45R17 vs 195/45 R15
Rear tires size 265/40R17 vs 195/45 R15
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)