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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Nissan 370Z?

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14 reasons to buy Maserati Gran Cabriolet

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 11.3 vs 11.0 3% or 0.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 328 bhp

323 kw. vs 241 kw.

25% or 112 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 363 nM 26% or 127 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
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 25.19 mpg 36% or 6.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 25% or 6.82 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 17.4 mpg 47% or 5.6 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 260 liters vs 140 liters 46% or 120 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 72 liters 4% or 3 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1885 kg 17% or 395 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

9 reasons to buy Nissan 370Z

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 95.5 mm vs 94 mm 2% or 1.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 84.5 mm 2% or 1.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 163 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 35% or 57 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 361 kg vs 300 kg 17% or 61 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 6 years vs 2 years 67% or 4 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1524 kg vs 1980 kg 30% or 456 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 12.3 meters 16% or 1.7 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Nissan 370Z

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 3696 cm3 21% or 995 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs V6
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4250 mm 13% or 631 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1845 mm 4% or 70 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1325 mm 2% or 28 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2550 mm 13% or 392 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 225/50 R18
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 245/45 R18
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)