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What is Better Maserati 3200 GT or MINI John Cooper Works?

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Maserati 3200 GT MINI John Cooper Works

11 reasons to buy Maserati 3200 GT

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 77 mm 4% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

370 bhp vs 211 bhp

271 kw. vs 155 kw.

43% or 159 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 491 nM vs 260 nM 47% or 231 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.1 sec. vs 6.8 sec. 1.7 sec.
More top speed 174 mph vs 148 mph 26 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.1 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 117% or 21.1 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.4 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 84% or 22.26 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 152% or 17.89 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 50 liters 44% or 40 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2050 kg vs 1690 kg 18% or 360 kg

9 reasons to buy MINI John Cooper Works

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.0 vs 8.0 20% or 2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 85.8 mm vs 80 mm 7% or 5.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 230 g/mile 121% or 126 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 6 years vs 2 years 67% or 4 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 1205 kg vs 1590 kg 32% or 385 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati 3200 GT vs. MINI John Cooper Works

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6250 RPM vs 6000 RPM 4% or 250 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3217 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 50% or 1619 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4510 mm vs 3961 mm 12% or 549 mm shorter
Width 1822 mm vs 1683 mm 8% or 139 mm wider
Height 1305 mm vs 1426 mm 8% or 121 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2660 mm vs 2547 mm 4% or 113 mm more
Front tires size 235/40 ZR18 vs 205/45 R17
Rear tires size 238/35 ZR18 vs 205/45 R17
Spare wheel 235/40 ZR18 vs flat tires
Type of wheels 18 alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)