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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Audi S3?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Audi S3

9 reasons to buy Maserati Gran Cabriolet

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 265 bhp

323 kw. vs 192 kw.

40% or 175 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 350 nM 29% or 140 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 5.70 sec. 0.3 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 155 mph 20 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 33.01 mpg 78% or 14.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 42.99 mpg 58% or 15.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 24.01 mpg 103% or 12.21 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 2015 kg 12% or 265 kg

6 reasons to buy Audi S3

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 123 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 79% or 97 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 281 liters vs 260 liters 7% or 21 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 560 kg vs 300 kg 46% or 260 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1455 kg vs 1980 kg 36% or 525 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.70 meters vs 12.3 meters 15% or 1.6 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Audi S3

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 14% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1984 cm3 58% or 2707 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4230 mm 13% or 651 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1765 mm 8% or 150 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1399 mm 3% or 46 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2578 mm 12% or 364 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 225/40R18
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 225/40R18
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)