BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio 2.0 i 16V 150HP manual vs Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP

BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio 2.0 i 16V 150HP manual

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7 reasons for

BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio, model available from 2002 to 2008.
It has 2.0 i 16V 150HP petrol engine produced from 2005 to 2008.
Drive on the rear axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

3 reasons for

Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio, model available from 1968 to 1971.
It has 4.2 173HP petrol engine produced from 1968 to 1971.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP
BMW

7 reasons for BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio 2.0 i 16V 150KM manual in comparison to Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP

Reasons for
22

Width

1,779 > 1,656 mm
distance between left and right side of a car directly affects interior space for travelers as well as stability during driving. The width of the BMW Z4 E85 is larger only by 7 percent in comparison to the Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP and is not really important. The medium for the „sports cars” segment equals to 1,791 mm and is by 1 percent smaller than the width of the BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio.
15

Wheelbase

2,503 > 2,430 mm
The wheelbase of a vehicle equals the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more appropriate car's weight distribution. BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio has 73 mm longer wheelbase distance when compared to Jaguar E-Type II. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio 2.0 i 16V 150HP manual should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
4

Rear track

1,522 > 1,270 mm
1

Height

1,297 > 1,219 mm
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of putting big amount of luggage to it. The difference of 78 mm in favor of the BMW is small and should not be really noticeable.
1

Model release date

2002 > 1968
0

Front track

1,473 > 1,270 mm
0

End of model sale

2008 > 1971

Jaguar

3 reasons for Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173KM in comparison to BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio 2.0 i 16V 150HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

173 > 150 hp
The horsepower is a characteristic that most of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Jaguar which has by 23 horsepower more when compared to the BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio 2.0 i 16V 150HP manual, which makes this car somewhat better in terms of high speed. Because of more horsepower the Jaguar should also give a bit more flexiblility in specific speeds.
19

Fuel tank

65 > 54 l
The BMW gives way to the Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio in the aspect of fuel tank capacity. The Jaguar E-Type II is able to store by 11 l more fuel in relation to its rival.
6

Length

4,453 > 4,089 mm
The Jaguar E-Type II is 9 % longer when compared to the BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio. Long vehicles more of passenger space and usually have plenty of trunk space. While the Jaguar E-Type II occurs to be better choice for families or drivers who love the idea of comfortable driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio may appeal to the young because it will not cause problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.

Cars specifications

BMW Z4 E85 Cabrio 2.0 i 16V 150HP manual Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP
    Price range luxury luxury
    Model release date 2002 1968
    Facelifting no no
    Code name E85 -
    Class S S
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