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What is Better Maserati 430 or Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

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Maserati 430 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

13 reasons to buy Maserati 430

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 12 vs 6 6 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 9.0 vs 7.4 18% or 1.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 67 mm 28% or 26 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

630 bhp vs 284 bhp

463 kw. vs 209 kw.

55% or 346 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 1000 nM vs 413 nM 59% or 587 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.4 sec. vs 5.6 sec. 1.2 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 208 g/mile vs 245 g/mile 18% or 37 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 80 liters 11% or 10 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 2 years 93% or 28 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
More seats 5 vs 4 1

8 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 3 1 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 82.6 mm 12% or 11.4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Performance
More top speed 163 mph vs 155 mph 8 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 17 mpg vs 19.8 mpg 16% or 2.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23.91 mpg vs 28.5 mpg 19% or 4.59 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.5 mpg vs 13 mpg 13% or 1.5 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1365 kg vs 2275 kg 67% or 910 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.82 meters vs 12.22 meters 13% or 1.4 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati 430 vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4600 RPM vs 6000 RPM 23% or 1400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 5980 cm3 vs 2790 cm3 53% or 3190 cm3 more
Cylinders location V12 vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 5226 mm vs 4223 mm 19% or 1003 mm shorter
Width 1871 mm vs 1775 mm 5% or 96 mm wider
Height 1485 mm vs 1300 mm 12% or 185 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3165 mm vs 2514 mm 21% or 651 mm more
Front tires size 255/35 R20 vs 215/45 ZR17
Rear tires size 275/35 R20 vs 245/40 ZR17
Style of wheels AMG 5 triple spokes vs 5 spokes alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)