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2009 BMW 125 vs. 2002 Noble M12

To start off, 2009 BMW 125 is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Noble M12. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Noble M12 would be higher. At 2,968 cc (6 cylinders), 2002 Noble M12 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Noble M12 (335 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 120 more horse power than 2009 BMW 125. (215 HP @ 6500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Noble M12 should accelerate faster than 2009 BMW 125. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 BMW 125 weights approximately 276 kg more than 2002 Noble M12.

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, 2002 Noble M12 (485 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 235 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 BMW 125. (250 Nm @ 2750 RPM). This means 2002 Noble M12 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 BMW 125.

Compare all specifications:

2009 BMW 125 2002 Noble M12
Make BMW Noble
Model 125 M12
Year Released 2009 2002
Body Type Coupe Coupe
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 2497 cc 2968 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 335 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 250 Nm 485 Nm
Torque RPM 2750 RPM 3500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1326 kg 1050 kg
Vehicle Length 4370 mm 4100 mm
Vehicle Width 1430 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1760 mm 1150 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2440 mm


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