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2008 Bentley Arnage vs. 2006 BMW Z4

To start off, 2008 Bentley Arnage is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 BMW Z4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 BMW Z4 would be higher. At 6,750 cc (8 cylinders), 2008 Bentley Arnage is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Bentley Arnage (450 HP @ 4100 RPM) has 261 more horse power than 2006 BMW Z4. (189 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Bentley Arnage should accelerate faster than 2006 BMW Z4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Bentley Arnage weights approximately 1250 kg more than 2006 BMW Z4. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2008 Bentley Arnage (875 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 630 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 BMW Z4. (245 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2008 Bentley Arnage will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 BMW Z4. 2008 Bentley Arnage has automatic transmission and 2006 BMW Z4 has manual transmission. 2006 BMW Z4 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2008 Bentley Arnage will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Bentley Arnage 2006 BMW Z4
Make Bentley BMW
Model Arnage Z4
Year Released 2008 2006
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6750 cc 2492 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 450 HP 189 HP
Engine RPM 4100 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 875 Nm 245 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 104.3 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99.1 mm 75 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 7.8:1 11.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Acceleration 0-100mph 5.8 seconds 7 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2585 kg 1335 kg
Vehicle Length 5400 mm 4100 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1310 mm
Wheelbase Size 3120 mm 2500 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 19.5 L/100km 9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 96 L 55 L


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