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What is Better Maserati 3200 GT or Volvo S40?

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12 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 75 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

370 bhp vs 109 bhp

271 kw. vs 80 kw.

71% or 261 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 491 nM vs 240 nM 51% or 251 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.1 sec. vs 12 sec. 6.9 sec.
More top speed 174 mph vs 118 mph 56 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.1 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 218% or 39.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.4 mpg vs 67.24 mpg 155% or 40.84 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 286% or 33.76 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 52 liters 42% or 38 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2050 kg vs 1880 kg 8% or 170 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

10 reasons to buy Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.3 vs 8.0 56% or 10.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 88.3 mm vs 80 mm 9% or 8.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 80 g/mile vs 230 g/mile 188% or 150 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 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 1403 kg vs 1590 kg 13% or 187 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. Volvo S40

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6250 RPM vs 4000 RPM 36% or 2250 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3217 cm3 vs 1560 cm3 52% or 1657 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4510 mm vs 4476 mm 1% or 34 mm shorter
Width 1822 mm vs 1770 mm 3% or 52 mm wider
Height 1305 mm vs 1454 mm 10% or 149 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2660 mm vs 2640 mm 1% or 20 mm more
Front tires size 235/40 ZR18 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 238/35 ZR18 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel 235/40 ZR18 vs repair kit
Type of wheels 18 alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 10 spokes alloy wheels vs CERYX
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)