Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP manual vs Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156HP manual

Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP manual

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23 reasons for

Aston Martin V8 Vantage II, model available from 1992 to 1999.
It has 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP petrol engine produced from 1993 to 1999.
Drive on the rear axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

1 reason for

Toyota MR2 II, model available from 1989 to 2000.
It has 2.0 16V 156HP petrol engine produced from 1989 to 2000.
Drive on the rear axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156HP manual
Aston Martin

23 reasons for Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550KM manual in comparison to Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156HP manual

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Maximal power

550 > 156 hp
The Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156HP manual distinctly gives way to the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II in the category of amount of horses under the hood having them by 253 % less. Therefore the engine of the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP manual ,unlike the Toyota MR2 II, provides relatively lots of power and rapid acceleration.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

4.7 > 7.9 s
If a fast driving is what you are really in to, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II fits you better because it’s acceleration to 100 km/h is 3.2 s faster in relation to the Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156HP manual.
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Trunk capacity

315 > 219 l
With more trunk space the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP manual will have much more room for transporting things and be more usefull one than the Toyota MR2 II. If the capacity of the trunk is important to you, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP manual will be better to buy because it is about 96 liters larger than the trunk of its contender.
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Top speed

300 > 220 km/h
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage II has by 36 % higher top speed in comparison to the Toyota MR2 II, thanks to which a long distance, for example when it is straight and there is no speed limits, can be drived in much more shorter period of time. The difference may be noticeable during travelling over fast and long routes.
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Width

1,927 > 1,705 mm
distance between left and right side of a car directly affects the amount of space for passengers and also stability on road. The width of the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II is larger by 222 mm compared with the Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156HP manual and is not really important. The medium for the „sports cars” class is 1,791 millimeters and is by 136 mm smaller than the same feature of the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II.
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Fuel tank

106 > 55 l
In the aspect of fuel tank size it is the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II which can contain 51 l more fuel than the Toyota. The average fuel tank capacity in the S segment, from which the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II comes from, amounts to 68 liters, whereas in sports cars class (represented by the Toyota) it equals 68 liters.
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Wheelbase

2,601 > 2,408 mm
The wheelbase of a car is the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more desirable car's weight distribution. Aston Martin has 193 mm longer wheelbase distance than Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Aston Martin should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
14

Cylinders

8 > 4
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Number of gears

6 > 5 gears
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage II have a higher gear count compared to the Toyota which means that Aston Martin V8 Vantage II will have faster speeding up and lesser fuel consumption. But the difference is quiet little and if you are not drag racer at a timed event you would not feel the difference.
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Engine capacity

5,339 > 1,998 cc
Evidently the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II wins in the category of {engine capacity. The difference amounts to 167 % in relation to the Toyota MR2 II. It is interesting that in „S” class, from which the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II comes from, the average cubic capacity is 3,105 cc and the biggest engine capacity in this segment is 8,269 .
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Length

4,745 > 4,180 mm
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP manual is 565 millimeters longer in comparison to the Toyota MR2 II. The length of the car is significant when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Aston Martin V8 Vantage II probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II will be better driven ,however, the Toyota MR2 II will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length .
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Rear track

1,522 > 1,470 mm
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Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
A Vee engine is a better construction of a engine with cylinders arranged in a straight line which as far as we are concerned is wiser to choose one. Engine of V layout in a the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP manual gives more torque at lower RPM ranges because of the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of motor can house high numbers of cylinders without a need of much extending its dimensions. A Better engine work and pleasant sound is to a Vee engine’s advantage.
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Price range

sports > popular
1

Model release date

1992 > 1989
Given that the Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156HP manual was introduced only 3 years before the Aston Martin V8 Vantage II, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Aston Martin might feature a bit more modern solutions used in it.
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Height

1,328 > 1,240 mm
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of putting massive amount of stuff to it. The difference that amounts to 7 % to the advantage of the Aston Martin is small and does not matter much.
1

Tire width

285 > 205 mm
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Maximal power RPM

6,500 > 6,600 revolutions/minute
0

Number of seats

4 > 2
0

Front track

1,513 > 1,450 mm
0

Valves

32 > 16
0

Tire diameter

18 > 14 ″
0

Tire profile

45 > 60 %

Toyota

1 reason for Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156KM manual in comparison to Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP manual

Reasons for
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End of model sale

2000 > 1999

Cars specifications

Aston Martin V8 Vantage II 5.3 i V8 32V 550HP manual Toyota MR2 II 2.0 16V 156HP manual
    Price range sports popular
    Model release date 1992 1989
    Facelifting no no
    Class S S
    Payload - 1,156 kg
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