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2009 BMW 750 vs. 2002 Acura CL

To start off, 2009 BMW 750 is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Acura CL. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Acura CL would be higher. At 4,799 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 BMW 750 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 BMW 750 (363 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 103 more horse power than 2002 Acura CL. (260 HP @ 6900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 BMW 750 should accelerate faster than 2002 Acura CL. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 BMW 750 weights approximately 370 kg more than 2002 Acura CL. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 BMW 750 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2009 BMW 750. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2002 Acura CL, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2009 BMW 750 (490 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 175 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Acura CL. (315 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2009 BMW 750 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Acura CL.

Compare all specifications:

2009 BMW 750 2002 Acura CL
Make BMW Acura
Model 750 CL
Year Released 2009 2002
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4799 cc 3210 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 363 HP 260 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 6900 RPM
Torque 490 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 3400 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 93 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.3 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1950 kg 1580 kg
Vehicle Length 5190 mm 4880 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 3130 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 90 L 65 L


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