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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Opel Rekord?

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Volkswagen Beetle Opel Rekord

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Engine and transmission
More engine power

103 bhp vs 86 bhp

vs 62 kw.

17% or 17 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.3 sec. vs 13.30 sec. 2 sec.
More top speed 111 mph vs 103 mph 8 mph
Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.80 meters 8% or 0.8 meters

2 reasons to buy Opel Rekord

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Other specs
Less weight 1245 kg vs 1388 kg 11% or 143 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Opel Rekord

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1197 cm3 vs 2260 cm3 47% or 1063 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4278 mm vs 4652 mm 8% or 374 mm shorter
Width 2021 mm vs 1726 mm 15% or 295 mm wider
Height 1473 mm vs 1420 mm 4% or 53 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2668 mm 5% or 128 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)