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What is Better Maserati GranTurismo or Mercedes-Benz CLK?

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14 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 11.3 vs 9.5 16% or 1.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 82 mm 13% or 12 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 163 bhp

323 kw. vs 122 kw.

63% or 277 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 sec. vs 9.8 sec. 4.8 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 140 mph 43 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 74% or 13.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 59% or 15.92 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 85% or 10.41 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 62 liters 28% or 24 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2180 kg vs 2135 kg 2% or 45 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.76 meters 1% or 0.06 meters

6 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz CLK

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 84.5 mm 1% or 0.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 131 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 68% or 89 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 390 liters vs 260 liters 33% or 130 liters
More maximum bearing capacity 470 kg vs 300 kg 36% or 170 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 2 years 93% or 28 years
Other specs
Less weight 1665 kg vs 1880 kg 13% or 215 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Maserati GranTurismo vs. Mercedes-Benz CLK

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 21% or 1500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 62% or 2895 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs With a mechanical supercharger
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4638 mm 5% or 243 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1740 mm 9% or 175 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1413 mm 4% or 60 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2715 mm 8% or 227 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 205/55R16
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 225/50R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs Compact (saving space)
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 7J/8Jx16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs 7 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)