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What is Better Maserati 3200 GT or Mazda RX-8?

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Maserati 3200 GT Mazda RX-8

10 reasons to buy Maserati 3200 GT

Engine and transmission
More engine power

370 bhp vs 192 bhp

271 kw. vs 141 kw.

48% or 178 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 491 nM vs 220 nM 55% or 271 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.1 sec. vs 7.2 sec. 2.1 sec.
More top speed 174 mph vs 139 mph 35 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.1 mpg vs 26.19 mpg 45% or 8.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.4 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 29% or 7.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 18.7 mpg 58% or 6.9 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 61 liters 32% or 29 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2050 kg vs 1815 kg 11% or 235 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

8 reasons to buy Mazda RX-8

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10 vs 8.0 20% or 2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 166 g/mile vs 230 g/mile 39% or 64 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 2 years 83% or 10 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1390 kg vs 1590 kg 14% or 200 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Maserati 3200 GT vs. Mazda RX-8

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6250 RPM vs 7000 RPM 11% or 750 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3217 cm3 vs 1308 cm3 59% or 1909 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs Rotating cylinder block
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4510 mm vs 4430 mm 2% or 80 mm shorter
Width 1822 mm vs 1780 mm 2% or 42 mm wider
Height 1305 mm vs 1340 mm 3% or 35 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2660 mm vs 2700 mm 1% or 40 mm less
Front tires size 235/40 ZR18 vs 225/45R18
Rear tires size 238/35 ZR18 vs 225/45R18
Spare wheel 235/40 ZR18 vs welds
Type of wheels 18 alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 10 spokes alloy wheels vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)