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14 reasons to buy BMW Alpina

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 10.3 39% or 6.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 82 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 82.7 mm 8% or 7.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

200 bhp vs 130 bhp

147 kw. vs 96 kw.

35% or 70 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 410 nM vs 158 nM 61% or 252 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 7.4 sec. vs 8.9 sec. 1.5 sec.
More top speed 145 mph vs 124 mph 21 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 112 g/mile 15% or 15 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 460 liters vs 165 liters 64% or 295 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 61 liters vs 50 liters 18% or 11 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

6 reasons to buy Fiat Barchetta

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 37.22 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 29% or 10.65 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 47.87 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 25% or 12.18 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 26.91 mpg vs 35.81 mpg 33% or 8.9 mpg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1060 kg vs 1460 kg 38% or 400 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.5 meters vs 11.1 meters 6% or 0.6 meters

Neutral reasons BMW Alpina vs. Fiat Barchetta

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 6300 RPM 37% or 2300 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 1747 cm3 12% or 248 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4520 mm vs 3890 mm 14% or 630 mm shorter
Width 1817 mm vs 1640 mm 10% or 177 mm wider
Height 1413 mm vs 1260 mm 11% or 153 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/35 R19 vs 195/55 R15
Rear tires size 365/30 R19 vs 195/55 R15
Spare wheel mobile tire service kit vs steel spare wheel
Type of wheels 19" alloy wheels vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)