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Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
Top 52%689 points
Top 52%
Top 58%600 points
Top 58%
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Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014) vs Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014): 27 facts in comparison

1. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
325km/h
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 447km/h
317km/h

2. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
4.5l
SRT Viper (2014): 8.4l
3.8l

3. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
3s
Tesla Roadster: 1.9s
7.4s

4. Has dual-clutch transmission

A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) is an automated manual transmission that allows the driver to control gear-shifts themselves or to let the computer decide. Upshifts are extremely fast, resulting in smooth acceleration, and due to the uninterrupted power flow it also has the benefit of increasing fuel efficiency.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
35% have it

5. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
540Nm
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1566Nm
700Nm

6. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
597hp
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1244hp
560hp

7. shorter length

65mm shorter length.
4.57m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m
4.51m

8. height

91mm shorter.
1.2m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm
1.29m

9. width

71mm narrower.
1.95m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m
1.88m

10. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
76% have it

11. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
36% have it

12. Has four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
23% have it

13. weight

209.81kg lighter.
1.4t
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.5kg
1.6t

14. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
18% have it

15. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
95% have it

16. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
55% have it

17. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
8
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 16
6

18. Has smart key as standard

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
23% have it

19. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
8.5l/100 km
Lotus Elise (2014): 5l/100 km
11.8l/100 km

20. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
77% have it

21. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
13.7l/100 km
Lotus Elise (2014): 8.3l/100 km
16.6l/100 km

22. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
21% have it

23. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.65m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
2.45m

24. Has height-adjustable seat belts

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2014)
9% have it

25. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Aston Martin V8 Vantage (2008): 2
1

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