81points

Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)

82points

Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe (2014)

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Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014) vs Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe (2014)

Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe (2014)
Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)
Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe (2014)

Why is Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014) better than Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe (2014)?

  • 2.8s faster acceleration (0-100)
    3svs5.8s
  • Has dual-clutch transmission
  • 1.04m shorter length
    4.57mvs5612mm
  • 363mm shorter
    1.2mvs1566mm
  • 36mm narrower
    1.95mvs1987mm
  • Has Stop-Start system
  • 72g/km less CO2 emissions
    275g/kmvs347g/km
  • 1.7l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    8.5l/100 kmvs10.2l/100 km

Why is Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe (2014) better than Ferrari 458 Speciale (2014)?

  • 48.89% larger engine size
    6.7lvs4.5l
  • 180Nm higher maximum torque
    720Nmvs540Nm
  • 1.39t lighter
    2.63kgvs1395000g
  • 4 more cylinders
    12vs8
  • Has fully independent suspension
  • 670mm longer wheelbase
    3.32mvs2650mm
  • Has stolen vehicle tracking system
  • Has ISOFIX/LATCH

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1. more cylinders

8

12

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.

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2. faster top speed

325km/h

240km/h

The fastest speed that the car can reach.

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3. larger engine size

4.5l

6.7l

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.

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4.Has dual-clutch transmission
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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.

5. higher maximum torque

540Nm

720Nm

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.

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6. more horsepower

597hp

435hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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