The horsepower is a parameter that most of us pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320HP automatic that has by 22 horsepower more when compared to the Jaguar XK8 II, which makes this vehicle a bit faster. Due to more horsepower the BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 will also provide a bit more efficiency in specific gears.
The BMW 6-Series F06 burns up 6.2 l fewer fuel in city traffic than the Jaguar XK8 II. The difference at the level of 6.2 l will be very big in everyday use of car. Additionally, during years it will give real and noticeable cost savings. Moreover note that medium results of the average fuel consumption can be considerably increased if you drive dynamically. The difference in fuel consumption of the vehicles selected by you is so big that you should consider to choose vehicles with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference at the level of 0.8 s shows that the Jaguar XK8 II is insensibly beaten here. In the „S” segment, to which the Jaguar XK8 II is assigned, the medium acceleration amounts to 7.2 s and is by 12 percent slower than acceleration of Jaguar’s vehicle.
BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 has 4 % longer wheelbase when compared to the Jaguar XK8 II. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially when driving fast. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
The BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 is 2 % longer in comparison to the Jaguar XK8 II. Long vehicles are more spacious and in most cases have plenty of trunk space. While the BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320HP automatic seems to be better pick for families or drivers who value convenient driving, the Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual may be more appropriate to women because it will not make troubles with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
Number of doors
In this case a user of the BMW has an extra door as a tailgate. It will enable him to put luggage into a trunk in easier way, especialy when it comes to things of large size. Passages of both cars who want to travel in the rear need to enter a car through a front door which requires folding a front seat.
Model release date
Production of the older vehicle started much more earlier than its rival thus man may suspect that this vehicle features not so advanced technologies .
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of loading big amount of thinks to it. The difference at the level of 2 % to the advantage of the BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 is small and should not be really noticeable.
Automatic gearbox installed in the BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 despite having a few minuses offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel the driver is less exhausted. Also automatic puts less strain on the engine because of the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.