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What is Better Maserati Gran Cabriolet or Volkswagen Beetle?

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7 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.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 103 bhp

323 kw. vs

77% or 337 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.4 sec. vs 11.3 sec. 5.9 sec.
More top speed 175 mph vs 111 mph 64 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 155% or 28.7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 55 liters 27% or 20 liters

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 88 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 150% or 132 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Other specs
Less weight 1388 kg vs 1980 kg 43% or 592 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12.3 meters 23% or 2.3 meters

Neutral reasons Maserati Gran Cabriolet vs. Volkswagen Beetle

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 74% or 3494 cm3 more
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4278 mm 12% or 603 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 2021 mm 5% or 106 mm narrower
Height 1353 mm vs 1473 mm 8% or 120 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2540 mm 14% or 402 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)