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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Lotus Esprit?

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BMW 5-Series Lotus Esprit

5 reasons to buy BMW 5-Series

Engine and transmission
More engine power

552 bhp vs 350 bhp

vs 260 kw.

37% or 202 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 4.8 sec. 0.6 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 144 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 42% or 60 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 73 liters 9% or 7 liters

3 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Performance
More top speed 170 mph vs 155 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 29.5 mpg 39% or 8.26 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1870 kg 36% or 490 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 3506 cm3 20% or 889 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Fuel injection twin-turbo
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 5 2 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4369 mm 11% or 541 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1883 mm 0% or 8 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1150 mm 21% or 306 mm higher
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)