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Maserati Gran Cabriolet Rover 45

14 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.
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 84.5 mm 10% or 9.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 101 bhp

323 kw. vs 74 kw.

77% or 339 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 240 nM 51% or 250 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 5.2 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 115 mph 60 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 52.68 mpg 185% or 34.18 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 27.19 mpg vs 66.48 mpg 145% or 39.29 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 228% or 26.89 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 55 liters 27% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2280 kg vs 1720 kg 25% or 560 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

8 reasons to buy Rover 45

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 11.3 42% or 8.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 88.9 mm vs 84.5 mm 5% or 4.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 93 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 137% or 127 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 370 liters vs 260 liters 30% or 110 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 490 kg vs 300 kg 39% or 190 kg
Other specs
Less weight 1230 kg vs 1980 kg 61% or 750 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.3 meters vs 12.3 meters 19% or 2 meters
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Rover 45

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 4200 RPM 40% or 2800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1994 cm3 57% or 2697 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4386 mm 10% or 495 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1678 mm 12% or 237 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1386 mm 2% or 33 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2620 mm 11% or 322 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 195/55 R15
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 195/55 R15
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs ORARY spare wheel
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs TURBINE
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)