BMW 6 Series vs Jaguar XK - specifications

 BMW 640i SE ConvertibleJaguar XK Convertible
On the road price/total as tested£65,695/£76,575£69,950/£77,245
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)N/A/N/A£26,931/38.5%
DepreciationN/A£43,019
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£3,397/£6,794£4,823/£9,645
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,493/£4,155£3,610/£6,016
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost50/£1,171/I/£21048/£1,287/M/£460
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£400 for 5yrs/60k£351/£327/£488
Length/wheelbase4,894/2,855mm4,794/2,752mm
Height/width1,365/1,894mm1,329/1,892mm
Engine6cyl in-line/2,979ccV8/5,000cc
Peak power/revs 316/5,800 bhp/rpm380/6,500bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 450/1,300 Nm/rpm515/3,500Nm/rpm
Transmission 8-spd auto/rwd6-spd auto/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel70 litres/run-flats71 litres/repair kit
Boot capacity (Roof down/up) 300/350 litres200/313 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,915/375kg1,696/424kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.7 metres/0.31Cd10.9 metres/0.35Cd
Basic warranty/recovery3yrs (unltd)/1yr3yrs (unltd)/3rs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable miles/15415,000 miles (1yr)/97
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.9th/17th*3rd/5th*
Roof up/down27.7/21.1 secs20.2/16.4 secs
0-60/30-70mph5.5/4.9 secs5.2/4.8 secs
30-50mph (3rd/4th)2.5/3.1 secs3.1/4.5 secs
50-70mph (5th/6th/7th/8th)4.5/5.7/6.9/11.1s6.2/9.4s/N/A/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 155mph/1,900rpm155mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0mph/60-0/30-0mph 48.1/35.4/8.9m46.9/34.8/8.8m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph54/41/56/66dB59/45/61/70dB
Auto Express economy/range29.1mpg/448 miles20.1mpg/314 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 25.9/45.6/35.8mpg16.5/35.3/25.2mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket224/185g/km/26%325/264g/km/35%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsFour/yes/yesFour/yes/yes
Automatic box/stability/cruise ctrlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless goYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes

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