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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Mercedes-Benz CL?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Mercedes-Benz CL

8 reasons to buy Maserati Gran Cabriolet

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.3 vs 10.7 5% or 0.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 388 bhp

323 kw. vs 285 kw.

12% or 52 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 5.5 sec. 0.1 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 155 mph 20 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 26% or 4.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 22% or 6 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 15.6 mpg 32% or 3.8 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1980 kg vs 1995 kg 1% or 15 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz CL

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 98 mm vs 94 mm 4% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 90.5 mm vs 84.5 mm 7% or 6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 530 nM vs 490 nM 8% or 40 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 179 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 23% or 41 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 490 liters vs 260 liters 47% or 230 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 75 liters 17% or 15 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2510 kg vs 2280 kg 9% or 230 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 515 kg vs 300 kg 42% or 215 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 2 years 93% or 28 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.63 meters vs 12.3 meters 6% or 0.67 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Mercedes-Benz CL

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 14% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 5461 cm3 14% or 770 cm3 less
Cylinders location V8 vs V8
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 7 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 5065 mm 4% or 184 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1871 mm 2% or 44 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1418 mm 5% or 65 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2955 mm 0% or 13 mm less
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 235/55 R17
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs 7 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)