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2008 BMW 760 vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2008 BMW 760 is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Mercedes-Benz E would be higher. At 5,972 cc (12 cylinders), 2008 BMW 760 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 BMW 760 (440 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 219 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 BMW 760 should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 BMW 760 weights approximately 320 kg more than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. 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 BMW 760 (600 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 285 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2008 BMW 760 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2008 BMW 760 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make BMW Mercedes-Benz
Model 760 E
Year Released 2008 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5972 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 440 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 600 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 11.3:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 250 km/hour 233 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 5.5 seconds 8.5 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2105 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 5040 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 3000 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 12.4 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 88 L 80 L


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