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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Porsche 997?

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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Porsche 997

6 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.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 24.01 mpg 30% or 5.51 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 16 mpg 36% or 4.2 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 260 liters vs 105 liters 60% or 155 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1995 kg 13% or 285 kg

9 reasons to buy Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

500 bhp vs 440 bhp

363 kw. vs 323 kw.

12% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 650 nM vs 490 nM 25% or 160 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.80 sec. vs 5.4 sec. 1.6 sec.
More top speed 194 mph vs 175 mph 19 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 171 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 29% or 49 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 375 kg vs 300 kg 20% or 75 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1620 kg vs 1980 kg 22% or 360 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.90 meters vs 12.3 meters 13% or 1.4 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 14% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 3800 cm3 19% or 891 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4450 mm 9% or 431 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1852 mm 3% or 63 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1300 mm 4% or 53 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2350 mm 20% or 592 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 305/30ZR19
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 305/30ZR19
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)