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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Renault Safrane?

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13 reasons to buy Maserati Gran Cabriolet

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 5 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 83 mm 12% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 168 bhp

323 kw. vs 121 kw.

62% or 272 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 211 nM 57% or 279 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 4.8 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 134 mph 41 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 74% or 13.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 39.8 mpg 46% or 12.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 23 mpg 95% or 11.2 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 65 liters 13% or 10 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 2110 kg 7% or 170 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 1 years 67% or 2 years

6 reasons to buy Renault Safrane

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 84.5 mm 6% or 5.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 157 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 40% or 63 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 1535 kg vs 1980 kg 29% or 445 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 12.3 meters 14% or 1.5 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Renault Safrane

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 6000 RPM 14% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 2435 cm3 48% or 2256 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4734 mm 3% or 147 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1818 mm 5% or 97 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1443 mm 6% or 90 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2764 mm 6% or 178 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/65R15
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/65R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 195/65R15
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)