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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Mercedes-Benz V-Class

12 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.
Better compression 11.3 vs 10.4 8% or 0.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 90.9 mm 3% or 3.1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 143 bhp

323 kw. vs 105 kw.

68% or 297 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 210 nM 57% or 280 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 15.1 sec. 9.7 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 108 mph 67 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 24.11 mpg 30% or 5.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 10% or 2.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 18.1 mpg 53% or 6.3 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Other specs
Less turning radius 12.3 meters vs 12.4 meters 1% or 0.1 meters

8 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz V-Class

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 88.4 mm vs 84.5 mm 4% or 3.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 173 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 27% or 47 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 78 liters vs 75 liters 4% or 3 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2700 kg vs 2280 kg 16% or 420 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 630 kg vs 300 kg 52% or 330 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 2 years 93% or 28 years
Other specs
Less weight 1971 kg vs 1980 kg 0% or 9 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 6 vs 4 2

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Mercedes-Benz V-Class

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 29% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 2295 cm3 51% or 2396 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4660 mm 5% or 221 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1880 mm 2% or 35 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1844 mm 27% or 491 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 3000 mm 2% or 58 mm less
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/70 R15
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/70 R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/70 R15
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs steel
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs ELEGANT covers
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)