Porsche 911 930 Cabrio 3.2 218HP vs Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP

Porsche 911 930 Cabrio 3.2 218HP

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9 reasons for

Porsche 911 930 Cabrio, model available from 1983 to 1990.
It has 3.2 218HP petrol engine produced from 1986 to 1989.
Drive has manual gearbox.

2 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
Porsche

9 reasons for Porsche 911 930 Cabrio 3.2 218KM in comparison to Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

218 > 173 hp
The horsepower is a something that most of us look at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Porsche 911 930 Cabrio which has by 45 more horsepower when compared to the Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio. As a result the Porsche 911 930 will achieve higher speed. Because of more horsepower the Porsche 911 930 Cabrio 3.2 218HP will also give seemingly more flexiblility in specific gears.
22

Width

1,661 > 1,656 mm
Width of a car influences on interior space for travelers as well as stability on road. The width of the Porsche is larger by 5 millimeters than the Jaguar E-Type II and is not really worth considering. The medium for the ā€žSā€ class amounts to around 1,791 mm and is by 130 mm bigger than the same feature of the Porsche.
4

Rear track

1,490 > 1,270 mm
3

Price range

sports > luxury
1

Height

1,332 > 1,219 mm
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater possibility of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars of 9 % to the advantage of the Porsche 911 930 Cabrio 3.2 218HP is not big and should not be really noticeable.
1

Model release date

1983 > 1968
0

Number of seats

4 > 2
0

Front track

1,432 > 1,270 mm
0

End of model sale

1990 > 1971

Jaguar

2 reasons for Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173KM in comparison to Porsche 911 930 Cabrio 3.2 218HP

Reasons for
15

Wheelbase

2,430 > 2,270 mm
The wheelbase of a car means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more desirable vehicle's weight distribution. Jaguar has 7 % longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Porsche 911 930 Cabrio. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Thus, the mass of Jaguar E-Type II should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
6

Length

4,453 > 4,300 mm
The Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio is 153 mm longer when compared to the Porsche 911 930 Cabrio 3.2 218HP. Long cars more of passenger space and usually have plenty of trunk space. While the Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio seems to be better option for families or those who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides, the Porsche may appeal to women because it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.

Cars specifications

Porsche 911 930 Cabrio 3.2 218HP Jaguar E-Type II Cabrio 4.2 173HP
    Price range sports luxury
    Model release date 1983 1968
    Facelifting no no
    Code name 930 -
    Class S S
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