BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320HP automatic vs Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual

BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320HP automatic

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15 reasons for

BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12, model available from 2011.
It has 640i 320HP ic petrol engine produced from 2011.
Drive on the rear axle has automatic gearbox.

11 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.

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

15 reasons for BMW Seria 6 F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320KM automat in comparison to Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

320 > 298 hp
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.
56

Urban consumption

10.9 > 17.1 l
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.
50

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

5.5 > 6.3 s
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.
15

Wheelbase

2,855 > 2,758 mm
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.
12

Urban range

654 > 415 km
6

Length

4,894 > 4,790 mm
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.
4

Rear track

1,656 > 1,596 mm
3

Number of doors

3 > 2
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.
1

Model release date

2011 > 2005
Production of the older vehicle started much more earlier than its rival thus man may suspect that this vehicle features not so advanced technologies .
1

Height

1,363 > 1,330 mm
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.
0

Transmission

automatic > manual
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.
0

Maximal power RPM

5,800 > 6,000 revolutions/minute
0

Payload

2,323 > 2,140 kg
0

Front track

1,603 > 1,560 mm
0

Curb weight

1,914 > 1,639 kg

Jaguar

11 reasons for Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298KM manual in comparison to BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320HP automatic

Reasons for
22

Width

1,896 > 1,894 mm
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Jaguar is 2 millimeters wider when compared to the BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12. It is clearly perceptible by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
19

Fuel tank

72 > 69 l
The winner of this comparison in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Jaguar which can carry by 3 l more fuel in relation to the BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320HP automatic.
14

Cylinders

8 > 6
8

Engine capacity

4,197 > 2,978 cc
The engine cubic capacity of the Jaguar is by 1,219 cc larger in comparison to the BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320HP automatic. For this reason the BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320HP automatic will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the Jaguar will be of better quality, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
8

Maximum load capacity

505 > 405 kg
4

Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
A Vee engine is a better construction of a straight engine which according to us is wiser to choose one. Engine of V layout in a vehicle the Jaguar gives more torque at lower RPM ranges due to the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of engime can house more cylinders without a need of much extending its dimensions. A Smooth engine work and pleasant sound is to driving fans to a V engine’s advantage.
1

Tire width

255 > 225 mm
0

Number of seats

4 > 2
0

Valves

32 > 24
0

Tire diameter

18 > 17 ″
0

Tire profile

45 > 55 %

Cars specifications

BMW 6-Series F06 Cabrio F12 640i 320HP automatic Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual
    Price range luxury luxury
    Model release date 2011 2005
    Facelifting no no
    Code name F06-F12-F13 -
    Class S S
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