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What is Better Maserati 3200 GT or Mercedes-Benz R-Class?

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Maserati 3200 GT Mercedes-Benz R-Class

9 reasons to buy Maserati 3200 GT

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

370 bhp vs 224 bhp

271 kw. vs 165 kw.

39% or 146 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.1 sec. vs 8.7 sec. 3.6 sec.
More top speed 174 mph vs 134 mph 40 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.1 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 68% or 12.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.4 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 41% or 10.82 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 23.21 mpg 97% or 11.41 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 80 liters 11% or 10 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1590 kg vs 2195 kg 38% or 605 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.0 vs 8.0 56% or 10 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 80 mm 4% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 80 mm 13% or 12 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 510 nM vs 491 nM 4% or 19 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 153 g/mile vs 230 g/mile 50% or 77 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
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2865 kg vs 2050 kg 28% or 815 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 2 years 93% or 28 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 6 vs 4 2

Neutral reasons Maserati 3200 GT vs. Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6250 RPM vs 3800 RPM 39% or 2450 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3217 cm3 vs 2987 cm3 7% or 230 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs V6
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 7 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4510 mm vs 4922 mm 8% or 412 mm shorter
Width 1822 mm vs 1922 mm 5% or 100 mm narrower
Height 1305 mm vs 1659 mm 21% or 354 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2660 mm vs 2980 mm 11% or 320 mm less
Front tires size 235/40 ZR18 vs 235/65 R17
Rear tires size 238/35 ZR18 vs 235/65 R17
Spare wheel 235/40 ZR18 vs Compact
Type of wheels 18 alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 10 spokes alloy wheels vs 7 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)