Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual vs Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170HP manual

Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual

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15 reasons for

Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio, model available from 2005.
It has 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP petrol engine produced from 2005.
Drive on the rear axle has manual gearbox.

6 reasons for

Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting, model available from 2007.
It has 1.8 TFSI 170HP petrol engine produced from 2011.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170HP manual
Jaguar

15 reasons for Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298KM manual in comparison to Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170HP manual

Reasons for
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Maximal power

298 > 170 hp
The Jaguar is equipped with petrol which delivers by 128 more horsepower than the Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting, transforming the car to a more dynamic character. It seems to be better car to those who would like to feel thrill of getting behind the wheel of a sports car.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

6.3 > 8.7 s
If a swift driving is what you are really in to, the Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual will appeal to you as it’s acceleration from 0 to 100 Km/h is 28 percent better than the Audi A5.
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Top speed

250 > 222 km/h
The maximum speed possible to be reached by the Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual is higher as compared to this of the Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 13 percent is little and is not realy noticable in daily driving.
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Wheelbase

2,758 > 2,748 mm
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better car's weight distribution. Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual has 10 mm longer wheelbase distance in relation to Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170HP manual. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Jaguar XK8 II should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
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Cylinders

8 > 4
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Engine capacity

4,197 > 1,797 cc
The engine size of the Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting is so much lower ( around 134 percent less when compared to the Audi, that it is quite difficult to take the decision which one you should buy. These cars are so varying that on the basis of information concerning engine cubic capacity we can only pick between car’s performance and vehicle’s economy.
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Maximum load capacity

505 > 425 kg
6

Length

4,790 > 4,626 mm
The Jaguar XK8 II is 164 mm longer in comparison to the Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170HP manual. The length of the vehicle is important in terms of driving comfort and room in the boot. The Jaguar probably will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual will be better driven ,however, the Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170HP manual will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length .
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Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
A V engine is a upgraded version of a In-line engine which in our opinion} is with more adventages. Engine of V characteristic installed in a the Jaguar XK8 II gives more torque at lower RPM ranges due to the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of motor can contain high numbers of cylinders without significant growth in its size. A Better engine work and pleasant sound is certainly to a Vee engine’s advantage.
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Rear track

1,596 > 1,577 mm
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Tire width

255 > 225 mm
0

Payload

2,140 > 2,124 kg
0

Valves

32 > 16
0

Tire diameter

18 > 17 ″
0

Tire profile

45 > 50 %

Audi

6 reasons for Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170KM manual in comparison to Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual

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56

Urban consumption

7.8 > 17.1 l
The Audi consumes of 9.3 l gasoline less running around the town than the Jaguar XK8 II. The Audi A5, as a representative of sports cars segment, burns up of 5.7 l of fuel for every 100 km fewer than the medium level in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “sports cars” class equals to 13.5 l/100Km.
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Model release date

2007 > 2005
The difference in release date between these two cars is only 2 years, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a blistering pace what may cause that the Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting may have more modern technologies thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.
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Height

1,384 > 1,330 mm
If you are a tall man or you happen to carry in the trunk stuffs of large size, the Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170HP manual, which is by 54 mm higher than the Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual, is appropriate pick for you. However, these two cars do not differ much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.
0

Maximal power RPM

3,800 > 6,000 revolutions/minute
0

Front track

1,593 > 1,560 mm
0

Curb weight

1,690 > 1,639 kg

Cars specifications

Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual Audi A5 Cabrio Facelifting 1.8 TFSI 170HP manual
    Gross trailer weight - 1,698 kg
    Price range luxury luxury
    Model release date 2005 2007
    Facelifting no yes
    Class S S
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