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What is Better Volkswagen Beetle or Porsche 997?

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Volkswagen Beetle Porsche 997

3 reasons to buy Volkswagen Beetle

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 88 g/mile vs 171 g/mile 94% or 83 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1388 kg vs 1620 kg 17% or 232 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.90 meters 9% or 0.9 meters

6 reasons to buy Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 2 14 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

500 bhp vs 103 bhp

363 kw. vs

79% or 397 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.80 sec. vs 11.3 sec. 7.5 sec.
More top speed 194 mph vs 111 mph 83 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 24.01 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 97% or 23.19 mpg

Neutral reasons Volkswagen Beetle vs. Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1197 cm3 vs 3800 cm3 69% or 2603 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4278 mm vs 4450 mm 4% or 172 mm shorter
Width 2021 mm vs 1852 mm 8% or 169 mm wider
Height 1473 mm vs 1300 mm 12% or 173 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2540 mm vs 2350 mm 7% or 190 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)