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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 82.7 mm 12% or 11.3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 165 bhp

323 kw. vs 120 kw.

63% or 275 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 250 nM 49% or 240 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 4.6 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 131 mph 52 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 30.1 mpg 63% or 11.6 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 38% or 10.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 22.39 mpg 84% or 10.19 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 80 liters 7% or 6 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.3 meters 6% or 0.6 meters

8 reasons to buy Renault Vel Satis

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 84.5 mm 9% or 8.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 140 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 57% or 80 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 2190 kg vs 2180 kg 0% or 10 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 550 kg vs 300 kg 45% or 250 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 2 years 83% or 10 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1640 kg vs 1880 kg 15% or 240 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 4 1

Neutral reasons Maserati GranTurismo vs. Renault Vel Satis

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 29% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 57% or 2693 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4860 mm 0% or 21 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1860 mm 3% or 55 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1577 mm 14% or 224 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 2840 mm 3% or 102 mm more
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 255/55 R17W
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 255/55 R17W
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 255/55 R17W
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 7JX17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs GOODWOOD
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)