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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Opel Calibra?

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Volkswagen Beetle Opel Calibra

1 reason to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 11.50 meters 15% or 1.5 meters

6 reasons to buy Opel Calibra

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 2 14 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

136 bhp vs 103 bhp

99 kw. vs

24% or 33 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 9.50 sec. vs 11.3 sec. 1.8 sec.
More top speed 134 mph vs 111 mph 23 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.98 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 48% or 15.22 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1255 kg vs 1388 kg 11% or 133 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Opel Calibra

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1197 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 40% or 801 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4278 mm vs 4492 mm 5% or 214 mm shorter
Width 2021 mm vs 1688 mm 16% or 333 mm wider
Height 1473 mm vs 1320 mm 10% or 153 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2600 mm 2% or 60 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)